B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6129

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6129


  • RCL: IN-A

MACR: 8157


History of
B-17 44-6129

Delivered Tulsa 10/5/44; Hunter 19/5/44; Dow Fd 29/5/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-A] Deenethorpe 7/6/44; Missing in Action Augsburg 19/7/44 with Bill McKeon (evaded capture); Co-pilot: Bob Gray, Navigator: Paul Zukunft, Bombardier: Fred Fletcher, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Harmon(wia), Radio Operator: Chas May, Ball turret gunner: Jack Sharp, Waist gunner: Harry Hallman,Tail gunner: Ed Hill (8 Prisoner of War); flak KO’d #2, with#3 and #4 damaged, crashed Guerandiers, E of Angers, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 8157.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


B-17 44-6129 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT William John McKeon EVD
CP 2LT Robert Paul Grey POW
BOMB S/SGT Frederick Lee Fletcher POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Raymond E. Harman POW
RO S/SGT Charlie Edward May POW
BT T/SGT Jack Tolson Sharp POW
WG S/SGT Harold J. Hallman POW
TG S/SGT Edward De Forrest Hill POW

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