B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39810 / Big „A“ Bird aka Special Delivery

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39810 / Big „A“ Bird aka Special Delivery

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: VK-E
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B-17 42-39810 / Big „A“ Bird aka Special Delivery

Delivered Long Beach 7/9/43; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-E] Molesworth 18/10/43; battle damaged Frankfurt 11/2/44 with Joe Worthley, Co-pilot: Ken Crooke, Navigator: Joe Rajay*, Bombardier: Gene Blum*, Radio Operator: Harry Egan*, Ball turret gunner: Grant Vanderhoff*, Waist gunner: Ray Robinson*, Waist gunner: Ben Molherbe*,Tail gunner: Fred Lawson* (9RTD-* all injured); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Edwin Johnson (Killed in Action); attremptin to land RAF West Malling, crash landed Pitt Farm, Horsmonden, Kent, UK. sal 14/2/44. BIG `A’ BIRD aka SPECIAL DELIVERY.

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