B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6124

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6124


  • RCL: PU-B

MACR: 9403


History of
B-17 44-6124

Delivered Tulsa 8/5/44; Hunter 17/5/44; Dow Fd 30/5/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Molesworth 19/6/44; Missing in Action Osnabruck 26/9/44 with Paul Bennett, Navigator: Elwin Lane, Ball turret gunner: Chas Jones (3KIA-killed by groundfire in descent); Co-pilot: Lloyd Goff, Bombardier: Bill Singular, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Edmund Gonshor, Radio Operator: Gerald Shulan, Waist gunner: Leroy Marucco,Tail gunner: Chas Essig (6 Prisoner of War); flak hit between #1 & #2, crashed Voxtrup, SE of Osnabruck, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 9403.


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