B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6573

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6573


  • RCL: N7-N, N7-K

MACR: 12853


History of
B-17 44-6573

Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Dow Fd 11/10/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-N then K] Nuthampstead 19/10/44; repaired Missing in Action 10/1/45 with Andrews, AOC {B-70} 13/1/45; re-ass from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 17/2/45; (27m) Missing in Action Bohlen 2/3/45; enemy aircraft, crashed Slany, near Karlovary, Czech; Missing Air Crew Report 12853.

Last updated: 30. October 2019


B-17 44-6573 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Donald R. Christensen KIA
CP 2LT William H. Lone KIA
BOMB 2LT John V. Gustafson KIA
ENG/TT SGT Robert W. Dudley KIA
RO SGT Elmer G. Gurba KIA
BT SGT Albert S. Carlisle Jr. KIA
WG SGT Kenneth J. Plantz KIA
TG SGT Selmer K. Haakensen POW

Write comment