B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8438

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8438


  • RCL: BG-R

History of
B-17 44-8438

Delivered Lincoln 12/9/44; Grenier 6/10/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-R] Horham 12/10/44; with H. Rivet, obs-George Reese [wia] 5/1/45; flak battle damaged over Seelze, Ger 14/3/45 with G.E. Brumbaugh, Ball turret gunner: Edwd Kuzma [wia]; force landed Belgium; 1WIA 8RTD; repaired & ret gp; 32m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45.

Last updated: 20. July 2017


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