B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24581 / The ‘8’ Ball

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24581 / The ‘8’ Ball


  • RCL: BN-O

Geschichte der
B-17 41-24581 / The ‘8’ Ball

Assigned 359BS/303BG [BN-O] with its crew on 1-Jul-42 at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo, New Mexico. The aircraft and crew were sent to Dow Field Bangor, Maine on 4-Oct-42 to prepare for overseas deployment; Molesworth 21-Oct-42; battle damaged 20-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Pilot and Co-Pilot brought ship back to crash-landed at Bovingdon The rest of the crew baled out over England. Aircraft was DBR and salvaged 23-Dec-42. Participated in 7 Operations (2 were Aborted).

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 28. August 2017


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