B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38295

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38295


  • RCL: G6-S

MACR: 8867


History of
B-17 43-38295

Delivered Cheyenne 18/7/44; Kearney 27/7/44; Grenier 8/8/44; Assigned 861BS/493BG [G6-S] Debach 10/8/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Chas Spencer, Co-pilot: Dawson Watters, Ball turret gunner: Norman Carter,Tail gunner: Vernon Van Dinter (4 Killed in Action); Navigator: Harry Leibowitz, Bombardier: Sam Cale, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gene Pax, Radio Operator: Bob Bodwell, Waist gunner: Buford Balay (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Aderstedt, N of Halberstadt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8867.

Last updated: 9. July 2017


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