B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107010 / Gloria Ann II aka Close Crop

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107010 / Gloria Ann II aka Close Crop

Hersteller:
Douglas

  • RCL: CC-E
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B-17 42-107010 / Gloria Ann II aka Close Crop

Delivered Tulsa 25/1/44; Kearney 2/3/44; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 3/3/44; transferred 569BS/390BG [CC-E] Framlingham 8/3/44 GLORIA ANN II; crashed on take off for Fulda 27/12/44 with Jim McGuire, Co-pilot: Hamilton Swaysey, Navigator: Albt Banning, togg-John Crahan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Pleasant Ralston, Radio Operator: Dominic Licata, Ball turret gunner: Devore Murdock, Waist gunner: Francis Tornabene,Tail gunner: Jim Trotter (9 Killed in Action); wings iced up causing faulty controls and crashed near Parham, Sfk, UK and salvaged. CLOSE CROP.

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