B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38463

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38463


  • RCL: 3O-X

MACR: 11145


History of
B-17 43-38463

Delivered Cheyenne 6/8/44; Lincoln 17/8/44; Grenier 3/9/44; Assigned 401BG Deenthorpe in error 4/9/44; transferred 600BS/398BG [N8-X] Nuthampstead 5/9/44; 601BS [3O-X]; repaired Missing in Action 21/11/44 with Rogers, AOC but re-ass 24/11/44; (28m) Missing in Action Zeitz 30/11/44 with Roger Weum, Co-pilot: Chas Bagley, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Zasa, Radio Operator: Herb Helbig, Waist gunner: Felix Burne,Tail gunner: Chas Stein (6 Killed in Action); Navigator: Bill Woodcock, Ball turret gunner: Bob Craver (2 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Dick Fletcher (evaded capture); flak, crashed Grossloebichau, near Jena-Burgel, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 11145.

Last updated: 22. July 2017


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