B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38696

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38696



History of
B-17 43-38696

Delivered Patterson 5/9/44; Hunter 20/9/44; Grenier 28/9/44; Assigned: 447BG Rattlesden 30/9/44; Transferred: 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 1/10/44; during assembly for Hannover 26/10/44, mid-air coll Pilot: 43-37906 (452BG) w/Wallace Bragg, Co-Pilot: Harlan Humphrey, Navigator: Irvin Eisenstadt, Bombardier: Bob Willis, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Bray, Radio Operator: Albt Halvorsen, Ball Turret Gunner: Melvin Cecil, Waist Gunner: Henry Calosso (8KIA); Tail Gunner: Harry Betts (RTD-wia); crashed Caston Hall, Easton, Nfk.; Salvaged.

Last updated: 22. December 2018


B-17 43-38696 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #43-37906 Rose-Etta on 26 October 1944.


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