B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8224

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8224


MACR: 11799


History of
B-17 44-8224

Delivered Dallas 16/7/44; Langley 12/8/44; Dow Fd 12/9/44; Assigned 306BS/398BG Nuthampstead 14/9/44; Missing in Action Neuss, Ger. 23/1/45 with Federico Gonzales (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Col Frank Hunter Gp CO, Navigator: Chas Letts, Capt Bill Beatovich ex nav, Bombardier: Capt Bill Campbell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Howard Rogers, Radio Operator: Bob Mayfield, rwg-Bill Shumate, VN-Lt Ralph Lentz lwg,Tail gunner: Lt Bill Butters (9 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Heerde, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 11799 [?11798].

Last updated: 6. August 2017


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