B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6275

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6275


MACR: 7683


History of
B-17 44-6275

Delivered Kearney 22/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 8/7/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 18/8/44 with Bob Rogers, Co-pilot: Howard Season, Waist gunner: John Bradley, (3KIA, probably drowned); Navigator: Albt Smith, Bombardier: Bill Shalcraft, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Willis Church, Radio Operator: Oran Park, Ball turret gunner: Sam Woods, Waist gunner: Chas Armstrong,Tail gunner: Ray Roe (7RTD, picked up by USN Catalina); #4 on fire, crashed Adriatic Sea, after 10 chutes seen; Missing Air Crew Report 7683.

Last updated: 5. August 2017


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