B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8566

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8566


  • RCL: CC-C

MACR: 12321


History of
B-17 44-8566

Delivered Cheyenne 19/10/44; Hunter 17/11/44; Grenier 7/12/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [CC-C] Framlingham 9/12/44 as PFF; battle damaged Frankfurt 17/2/45 with Cassius Kennedy, Pete Stene, Joe Miller, Jim Hale, Manuel Jaime, Francis Wilson, Francis Wishart, Dick Gentille (8 Killed in Action); Lt Jim Keelan {mickey op} (Returned to Duty); fire in # 1 & 2 exploded 20m NW Ostend, Hol.; crashed English Channel. Missing Air Crew Report 12321.

Last updated: 9. August 2018


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