B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8499

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8499


  • RCL: 3R-T

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 44-8499

Delivered Lincoln 26/9/44; Grenier 5/11/44; Assigned 832BS/486BG [3R-T] Sudbury 17/11/44; {1m} battle damaged Merseburg 30/11/44 with Howard Heinz, Don Landeck, Leo Myers, Dick Lopez (4 Killed in Action); Bob Cole, Walter Wright, John Brock, Bob Allen (4 Prisoner of War); Jim Scott (evaded capture); flak, crash landed Blofelden, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 11152. Salvaged 10/1/45 & ret UK; transferred 305BS Chelveston 1/45; force landed Fritzlar A/fd, Ger 30/5/45.


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