B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38664

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38664


  • RCL: K8-P

MACR: 13868


History of
B-17 43-38664

Delivered Cheyenne 30/8/44; Lincoln 4/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-P] Nuthampstead 18/10/44; (49m) Missing in Action Krailburg 11/4/45 with Arthur Shirk, Co-pilot: John Schmid, Navigator: Mike Ryan, Bombardier: John Bait, Radio Operator: Bob Chism, Ball turret gunner: Frank Wright, rwg-John Coxey (7 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Windeler, lwg-Chas Wagner,Tail gunner: Milton Ervin (3 Killed in Action); mech fault with #3 & #4, crash landed Muhldorf, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 13868 (?13867).

Last updated: 5. February 2018


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