B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8577

B-17 #44-8577zoom_in


  • RCL: NV-M, PY-M

MACR: 13093


History of
B-17 44-8577

Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/44; Hunter 28/11/44; Dow Fd 12/12/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-M] Podington 20/1/45; 407BS [PY-M]; battle damaged Swinemunde, Ger 12/3/45 with Norwood Ringsred, Leo Bleifer, Harry Machie, Theo Fossberg, Don Hoth, John Johnson, Francis Johnson, John Hanssen, Don DeVries, Horace Bayless (10INT); mech fault, force landed Bulltofta, Swed; Missing Air Crew Report 13093. Rep & ret UK 27/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 10/12/45.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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