B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8613

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8613


  • RCL: LN-T

MACR: 13572


History of
B-17 44-8613

Delivered Hunter 1/11/44; Grenier 17/11/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-T] Thorpe Abbotts 19/11/44; Missing in Action Plauen 18/3/45 with Bernie Painter (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Chas Higginbotham, Navigator: Dan Martin, Bombardier: Herb Singer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Virgil Downing, Radio Operator: Art McNeill, Ball turret gunner: Wallace Matzdorf, Waist gunner: Emil Havelka,Tail gunner: Don Becker (8 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Dobeln, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 13572.

Last updated: 29. September 2017


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