B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8697

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8697


MACR: 12846


History of
B-17 44-8697

Delivered Hunter 30/11/44; Dow Fd 10/12/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ- ] Snetterton 12/12/44; MIA Dresden 2/3/45 Pilot: Herb Stillwell, Co-Pilot: Lloyd Snyder, Navigator: Arnold Schulke, Bombardier: Joel Nussenoff, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ledley Basden, Radio Operator: Hans Paulsen, Ball Turret Gunner: Herb Lafon, Waist Gunner: Pat Vinzant, Tail Gunner: Neil Wagner (9KIA); mid air coll w/43-37767 (96BG) over North Sea, crashed off Southwold, Sfk; MACR 12846.

Published: 6. January 2020 / Last updated: 5. August 2019


B-17 44-8697 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #43-37767 on 02 March 1945.


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