B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6443

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6443


MACR: 13000


History of
B-17 44-6443

Delivered Kearney 5/8/44; Grenier 11/8/44; 273 BU Lincoln 13/8/44; Assigned 96BS/2BG Amendola 25/8/44; battle damaged {64m} Kolin 15/3/45 with John Collens, Co-pilot: Harry Maginnis, Navigator: Emilio Sanjaume, Bombardier: Rich Bradley{tog}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Herman Coones, Radio Operator: bill Prescott, Ball turret gunner: Bob Bair, Waist gunner: Rich Shepard, Waist gunner: Rich Beauchamp,Tail gunner: Jesus Briseno (10 Returned to Duty); attacked by Me 262, #4 engine KO’d, but ship ret; Missing Air Crew Report 13000. Returned to the USA Bradley 13/7/45; Independence 22/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 11/12/45.

Last updated: 25. August 2017


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