B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8501 / Jeanie

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8501 / Jeanie


MACR: 11568


History of
B-17 44-8501 / Jeanie

Delivered Lincoln 30/9/44; Fairfield 16/10/44; Assigned 526BS/379BG Kimbolton 13/11/44; loaned to 91BG for one mission – Missing in Action Cologne 6/1/45 with Cecil McConnell (397BG), Radio Operator: George Merritt, Ball turret gunner: Alf Nichols, Waist gunner: Rhienholdt Strecker,Tail gunner: Marion Hoffman, radar-Don Burkness(379BG) (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Warren Smith, Navigator: Don Williams, Bombardier: Alan Hillman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Turner (4 Killed in Action); flak hit right wing KO’d #3, crashed Plum, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 11568. JEANIE.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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