B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6176

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6176


MACR: 7470


History of
B-17 44-6176

Delivered Tulsa 20/5/44; Hunter 14/6/44; Grenier 23/6/44; Presque Is 28/6/44; Assigned 49BS/2BG Amendola 4/7/44; Missing in Action Blechhammer 7/8/44 with Dwight Hastings, Co-pilot: Ken Durtschi, Navigator: Jim Shaw, Bombardier: Dominic Siani, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Julius Karp, Radio Operator: Harry Barth, Waist gunner: John Case, Waist gunner: Jim Devlin,Tail gunner: Nicanor Reyes (9 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Howard Kidney (KIA, shot from ground while in his ‘chute); flak hit #2, crashed Mechnitz; Missing Air Crew Report 7470.

Last updated: 13. August 2017


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