B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8163

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8163


MACR: 12109


History of
B-17 44-8163

Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Hunter 28/7/44; Dow Fd 8/8/44; Assigned 772BS/463BG Celone 15/8/44; Missing in Action Vienna 13/2/45 with Phil Whitman, Co-pilot: Leon Drake, Navigator: Ferdinand Theil, Bombardier: Bob Stricker, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Driver, Radio Operator: Jim Sanders, Ball turret gunner: Jim McPadden, Waist gunner: Chas McDonald,Tail gunner: Bob Anderson (9POW?); Waist gunner: Lester Smith (Killed in Action); hit by bombs, crashed Schuetzen; Missing Air Crew Report 12109.

Last updated: 19. October 2018


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