B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31053 / Stingy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31053 / Stingy


  • RCL: BX-W

Geschichte der
B-17 42-31053 / Stingy

Delivered Cheyenne 12/9/43; Assigned: 338BS/96BG [BX-W] Snetterton 29/9/43; while on a training mission damaged in mid air coll Pilot: 43-37684 (96BG) 11/10/44, w/Nick Jorgenson, Co-Pilot: Dave Fritsch, Navigator: Ralph Harrison, Bombardier: Tom Hooper, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Edwin Frogner, Radio Operator: Paul Worthington, Ball Turret Gunner: Howard Raab (7KIA); fuselage broke in half and crashed Woodend, near Towcester, Nthnts UK. Salvaged. 11/10/44. STINGY. (named by M/Gen Fred Anderson, CO of 8thBC, for his son).

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 26. August 2018


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