B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8187

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8187


MACR: 12513

Missions: 20


History of
B-17 44-8187

Delivered Dallas 1/7/44; Langley 29/7/44; Dow Fd 6/9/44; Assigned 346BS/99BG PFF Tortorella 17/10/44; Missing in Action {20m} Augsburg 27/2/45 with Len Smith, Morat, Wilcox, Micek, Shank, McConnell, Fischbach, Estes, Shorten, Fabiniak; battle damaged, two engines out, force landed Switzerland; Missing Air Crew Report 12513; Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/12/45.

Last updated: 21. March 2019


B-17 44-8187 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Leonard Smith INT
CP 1LT John B. Morat INT
BOMB 2LT Walter A. Mucek INT
ENG/TT T/SGT Benjamin r. McConnell INT
RO S/SGT Clement J. Fischbach INT
WG S/SGT Leon Estes, Jr. INT
WG S/SGT Frederick J. Shorten INT
TG S/SGT Victor A. Fabiniak INT
RCM 2LT Paul W. Shank INT

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