B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5067

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5067



Geschichte der
B-17 42-5067

Delivered Cheyenne 8/9/42; Wayne Co 18/10/42; Dorval 1/11/42; Gander-Prestwick 11/11/42, to RAF [FA703]; 59 Sq (PJ-T) Chivenor, Dev. 28/2/43; 206 Sq (VX-A) Benbecula, Scot. 18/4/43; 1674 HCU Longtown, Cumbria 18/1/44; 519 Sq (Z9-?) Wick, Scot.; 521 Sq Langham, Dev. 18/1/45; while on navigation exercise with Peter Williams, Co-pilot: Vic Taylor, eng-Peter Collett (3 Returned to Duty); Reg Cummings, George Sharp, Jim Thrower, Edgar Newark, David Brown (5 Killed in Action); two engines became feathered (one incorrectly) and aircraft ditched on approach 8/1/46 at 4830N 1840W; SOC.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 10. Oktober 2017


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