B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38551

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38551


  • RCL: BG-L

MACR: 11569


History of
B-17 43-38551

Delivered Cheyenne 16/8/44; Lincoln 24/8/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-L] Horham 13/9/44; with Oscar Klein force landed Framlingham afb 25/12/44; 33m, Missing in Action Cologne 7/1/45 with Oscar Klein, Co-pilot: Jess Wisner, Navigator: Ed Sul, Bombardier: Bill Yuille, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Pistak, Radio Operator: Dick Wright, Ball turret gunner: Milton Bull, Waist gunner: Frank Gree,Tail gunner: Carl Carlson (9 Killed in Action); near mid air coll with 43-38968 (96BG); crashed Erfelfront, Ger?. Missing Air Crew Report 11569.

Last updated: 7. October 2017


B-17 43-38551 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #43-38968 on 7 January 1945.


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