B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8433

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8433


MACR: 11881


History of
B-17 44-8433

Delivered Lincoln 13/9/44; Grenier 24/9/44; Assigned 100BG Thorpe Abbotts 3/10/44; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/1/45 with Fred Parish {Wounded in Action}, Co-pilot: John Ledley, Navigator: Dwight Kelly, Bombardier: W.B. Cummings, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Daries Jesse {Wounded in Action}, Radio Operator: Bob Thibodeau, Ball turret gunner: Bill Wright, Waist gunner: John Yuhas,Tail gunner: Dorcell Young (9 Returned to Duty); crashed France; Salvaged 30/1/45; Missing Air Crew Report 11881.

Last updated: 5. October 2017


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