B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30221

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30221

Hersteller:
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  • RCL: BO-G
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Geschichte der
B-17 42-30221

Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Gore 14/5/43; Smoky Hill 21/5/43; Kearney 26/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-G] Thurleigh 18/6/43; force landed base with Virgil Jeffries after mid-air collision with 42-29971(306BG) 8/7/43; during a training flight 27/12/43 was involved in slight mid-air collision with 42-30841(306BG) with J.P. Toombs, Co-pilot: Taylor Leedy, Navigator: E.P. West, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: G.T. Peterson, Radio Operator: J.B. Poston,G-A.F.Klepper,Tail gunner: C.O. Metz, pass-Lt Bob Welter (8 Returned to Duty); crew bailed safely over land as aircraft headed out to crashed North Sea.

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