B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38332 / Gallopin’ Ghost aka Queenie

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38332 / Gallopin’ Ghost aka Queenie



History of
B-17 43-38332 / Gallopin’ Ghost aka Queenie

Delivered Cheyenne 22/7/44; Hunter 1/8/44; Dow Fd 14/8/44; Assigned 391BS/34BG Mendlesham 15/8/44 QUEENIE; 18BS; crashed on take off for Sterkrade 20/1/45 with Dan Mote, Co-pilot: Pruitt, Bombardier: Fossum, Radio Operator: Ilkka, Ball turret gunner: Ken Lookwood, Waist gunner: keist,Tail gunner: Chaney (7 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Carlton Yarborough, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Hulings (2 Killed in Action); crashed at Gipping, Sfk, three miles W of base; Salvaged. GALLOPIN’ GHOST.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


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