B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39914 / Lucky Strike aka The Black Bitch

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39914 / Lucky Strike aka The Black Bitch

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: RQ-S

Einsätze: 58

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-39914 / Lucky Strike aka The Black Bitch

Delivered Long Beach 7/10/43; Gr Island 5/11/43; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-S] Polebrook 21/1/44; after returning from mission 14/6/44 u/c collapsed, after repairs was stripped of all turrets and armour, then painted all black giving her about 15mph faster and became an assembly ship and re-named; {58m} retUS Bradley 13/6/45; Memphis 16/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/11/45. LUCKY STRIKE aka THE BLACK BITCH.

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