B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8729

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8729


MACR: 12716


History of
B-17 44-8729

Delivered Cheyenne 7/12/44; Hunter 26/12/44; Dow Fd 21/1/45; Assigned 91BG HSX Bassingbourn 23/1/45; transferred 775BS/463BG PFF Celone 7/2/45; Missing in Action Linz 25/2/45 with Don Mateske, Co-pilot: Jack Nendell, Navigator: Rich Owen, Bombardier: Chas Kendrick, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Edgar Rabideau, Radio Operator: Bob Swanson, Ball turret gunner: Vernon Mauk, Waist gunner: Bob Davis, Waist gunner: Gene McMahon,Tail gunner: Tony Affito (fate ?); flak, crashed Zheresienfeld; Missing Air Crew Report 12716.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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