B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8140

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8140


MACR: 11046


History of
B-17 44-8140

Delivered Dallas 16/6/44; Langley 22/7/44; Dow Fd 12/8/44; Assigned 490BG Debach 18/8/44; transferred 4BS/34BG Mendlesham 19/8/44; Missing in Action Berlin 5/12/44 with Capt Don Kermode (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Martin Meadows, Navigator: Bill Wood, Bombardier: Chas Hillweg, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clement Mayer, Radio Operator: James Bruce, m/op-Lt Chas Upshaw, Waist gunner: John Caldwell, Waist gunner: Walter Myer,Tail gunner: Earl Dorr, Mission pilot-Capt Ralph Gregory{490BG} (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Gross Zerlang, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 11046.

Last updated: 16. March 2018


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