B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5732 / The Mugger

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5732 / The Mugger

Hersteller:
Lockheed/Vega

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B-17 42-5732 / The Mugger

(YB-40) Delivered Tulsa 29/10/42; Biggs 15/3/43; Orlando 29/4/43; Presque Is 3/5/43 Assigned Keck Prov BG; Assigned 327BS/92BG Alconbury, t/o Goose Bay for Meeks Fd, where pilot found poor weather and decided to press on for UK, and low on gas, crash landed Brenish, Isle of Lewis, UK 7/5/43; Salvaged & taken to Stornaway; with Paul Casey, Co-pilot: Don Weir, Navigator: Jim Combest, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Grover Groff, g-Henry Finagar, Karl Waldoogal (6 Returned to Duty); Returned to the USA 28/3/44; 3036 BU Yuma 4/5/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Ontario 18/5/45. THE MUGGER.

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