B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6452 / Big Stuff

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6452 / Big Stuff


MACR: 13276


History of
B-17 44-6452 / Big Stuff

Delivered Kearney 8/8/44; Grenier 15/8/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 22/8/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 23/3/45 with Arthur Ferkin, Co-pilot: Andy Girolamo, Navigator: Paul Kisak, Bombardier: Bob Phillippe, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carleton Sprague, Radio Operator: Bill Harrison, Ball turret gunner: Ray Isaac, Waist gunner: Curtis Hollister, Waist gunner: Russell Johnson,Tail gunner: Wilson Woodburn (10RTD after two months in Russian captivity in Kiev prison); two engines out, a prop windmilling, bellied in Kety, Pol; crew OK, returned to Naples 7/5/45; Missing Air Crew Report 13276. BIG STUFF.

Last updated: 30. July 2017


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