B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38746

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38746



History of
B-17 43-38746

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Dow Fd 30/9/44; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-G] Snetterton 13/10/44; during assembly for Kassel 29/1/45 Pilot: Alex Phillipovitch, Co-Pilot: John Hubbard, Navigator: Statten Gooden, Bombardier: Martin Schmidt, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Tibbots, Radio Operator: Dick Zander, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Smith, Waist Gunner: Jim Flora, Tail Gunner: Bill Brauner-still in tailplane (9KIA); involved in mid air coll w/44-6137 (96BG); crashed four miles S of base at North Lopham, Sfk. UK; Salvaged.

Last updated: 22. February 2019


B-17 43-38746 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #44-6137 on 29 January 1945.


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