B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8276

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8276


  • RCL: 4F-F

MACR: 13135


History of
B-17 44-8276

Delivered Dallas 27/7/44; Lincoln 10/8/44; Grenier 23/8/44; Assigned 837BS/487BG [4F-F] Lavenham 5/9/44; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with ?; force landed Landsburg, Ger; Salvaged 1/4/45.

Last updated: 26. September 2020


B-17 44-8276 Details

Crash site: Maissin (D) now Mosina (PL). See comment of Erwin.


B-17 44-8276 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Jack Leon RTD
CP 2LT Robert C. Polen RTD
BOMB F/O Robert W. Shaw RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT Leonard A. Marino KIA
RO T/SGT John L. Sunberg KIA
BT S/SGT Rees W. Hopkin RTD
WG S/SGT Ralph L. Moore RTD
TG S/SGT John D. Beeson RTD

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