B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24599

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24599



Geschichte der
B-17 41-24599

Delivered Cheyenne 28/8/42; Wayne Co. 18/10/42; Dorval 11/2/43; Gander-Prestwick 20/2/43 with Merrill Phoenix, to RAF [FA700]; 206 Sq (VX-R) Benbecula, Scot. 27/6/43, equipped with LRASV aerials in nose and fuselage, then to Lagens, Azores 23/10/43 where sub U-575 was sunk 13/3/44 with Dave Beaty, shared by other aircraft and vessels; 220 Sq (NR-R) Aldergrove, N.I. 17/6/44; 519 Sq (Z9-K) Wick, Scot. 3/2/45; 251 Sq Reykjavik, Iceland, 20/7/45; Struck Off Charge 22/12/45.


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