B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-83575 / Nine-O-Nine

B-17 #44-83575 / Nine-O-Ninezoom_in

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By Valder137 [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Hersteller:
Douglas

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Geschichte der
B-17 44-83575 / Nine-O-Nine

Delivered Tulsa 6/4/45; Assigned USAF 7/4/45 before conversion to SB-17G search & rescue, before retiring joining 1 Rescue Sqd, Puerto Rico (6AF) 1951; Civil N93012, at Stow, Mass, then to Yucca Flats for nuclear weapons range work as MISS YUCCA; damaged at Beaver Co, PA 1987; repaired and re-built in 1965, now wearing colours of 323BS/91BG, Bassingbourn, Cambs, UK., now at Collings Foundation, Stow, MA., as NINE-O-NINE (displayed as 42-31909).

B-17 44-83575 / Nine-O-Nine Details

Die Original B-17G #42-31909 ‚Nine-O-Nine‘ flog 140 Einsätze.

02. Oktober 2019
Beim Landeanflug auf Bradley International Airport in Connecticut abgestürzt.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/10/02/us/connecticut-plane-crash-trnd/index.html

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