B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38308

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38308


  • RCL: NG-A

MACR: 8868


History of
B-17 43-38308

Delivered Cheyenne 19/7/44; Kearney 29/7/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 860BS/493BG [NG-A] Debach 11/8/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 12/9/44 with Capt Wes Carter, Co-pilot: Ivan Briggs, Radio Operator: Bob Bandfield, Waist gunner: Ernie Musser,Tail gunner: Kasper Simms (5 Killed in Action); Navigator: Jim Nichols, Bombardier: Henry Francis, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Len Banther, Ball turret gunner: Matt McAda, Obs-Maj Bob Colligan (5 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Ottersleben, SW of Magdeburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8868.

Last updated: 27. June 2017


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