B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8231

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8231


MACR: 10892


History of
B-17 44-8231

Delivered Dallas 17/7/44; Langley 13/8/44; Dow Fd 10/10/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG PFF Celone 17/10/44; Missing in Action Vienna 12/12/44 with Chester Wheeless, Navigator: Harley McAllister, Bombardier: Fred Simmons, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Johnson, Radio Operator: Fred Viggiano, Ball turret gunner: Jack Irvin, Waist gunner: Edwin Gillman, Waist gunner: Richardson,Tail gunner: Don Bemus (9 Returned to Duty); Co-pilot: Opie Edwards (Killed in Action); flak, crashed Szolnok, near Bucharest; Missing Air Crew Report 10892.

Last updated: 30. October 2017


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