B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8198

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8198


  • RCL: LF-M

History of
B-17 44-8198

Delivered Dallas 7/7/44; Langley 5/8/44; Hunter 2/9/44; Assigned: 526BS/379BG Kimbolton 5/10/44; mid air col Pilot: 44-8813 over Braintree, Ex 10/5/45 w/Tom Piers; Salvaged. n/battle damage 11/5/45.

Last updated: 22. May 2018


B-17 44-8198 Details

B-17G 44-8198 Memorial Dedication


B-17 44-8198 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Thomas G. Piers KIS
CP 2LT William F. Powell KIS
BOMB 1LT Irving Nussbaum KIS Passenger
ENG/TT T/SGT Jerrome A. Grears KIS Passenger
RO M/SGT Wagner F. Crane KIS Passenger
BT CPL George H. Miller KIS Passenger
WG S/SGT Merrill J Blanck KIS Passenger
WG S/SGT Leslie G Lusk KIS Passenger
TG S/SGT Robert J Brookman KIS Passenger
PASS --- Walker W. Wallace KIS Passenger

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