B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38227

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38227


  • RCL: Q4-A

History of
B-17 43-38227

Delivered Cheyenne 10/7/44; Kearney 19/7/44; Dow Fd 3/8/44; Assigned 861BS/493BG [Q4-A] Debach 5/8/44; battle damaged Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Capt Ellis Woodward, Co-pilot: Bill Rawson, Navigator: Gordon Weir, Bombardier: Marvin Wright, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Vales, Radio Operator: Joe Sutton, Ball turret gunner: Blair Archer, Waist gunner: George Spinney,Tail gunner: George Kenawell (9 Returned to Duty); sustained battle damaged and force landed RAF Woodbridge, Sfk, on return; Salvaged.

Last updated: 13. April 2019


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