B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31035 / Hang the Expense

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31035 / Hang the Expense


  • RCL: EP-E

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B-17 42-31035 / Hang the Expense

Delivered Dallas 7/9/43; Scott 5/10/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-E] Thorpe Abbotts 8/10/43; unofficial test flight 26//11/43 with Frank E. Valesh, Co-pilot: Russell J. Flack, Navigator: Andrew H. Campion and two American Red Cross nurses, Mary J. Cooke & June Yeager; tail wheel assembly pin sheared and aircraft veered off runway to hit Lodge Farm buildings, Dickleburgh, which caught fire; all three men were fined $100 at a court martial. Salvaged 29/11/43. HANG THE EXPENSE.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 24. Januar 2018


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