B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6632

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6632



History of
B-17 44-6632

Delivered Lincoln 28/9/44; Grenier 12/10/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 16/10/44; crashed on take off Linz 3/12/44 some 12 miles south of base, with K. Pilger (Killed in Service), Co-pilot: Lt Col Luther Bivins, Navigator: D.H. Johnson (inj), Bombardier: A.K.Benner(inj), Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J.W. Kelley, Radio Operator: J.J. Splitek, Ball turret gunner: B.A.Lennon, Waist gunner: G.R.Carlton, Waist gunner: G. McDonald(inj),Tail gunner: R.R.Taylor (9 Returned to Duty); aircraft Salvaged.

Last updated: 23. August 2017


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