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B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98022

42-98022

Delivered Denver 3/5/44; Dorval 1/6/44 to RAF [HB792]; 220 Sq (ZZ-U) Keflavik, Iceland, then Lagens, Azores; 521 Sq (-D) Langham 31/8/45, Struck Off Charge and sold to International Alloys 11/3/47.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-98021

42-98021

Delivered Denver 3/5/44; Dorval (Montreal) 6/6/44, Assigned RAF [HB791]; 220 Sq (ZZ-T) Lagens, Azores; 521 Sq (-L) Langham 31/8/45; the last B-17 used in Coastal Command, Struck Off Charge at Gosport, Hants., and sold to International Alloys 11/3/47.

B-17 #43-38823

43-38823

Delivered Lincoln 26/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned: 545BS/384BG [JD-H] Grafton Underwood 23/10/44; MIA Berlin 26/2/45 Pilot: Jack Barnett, Bob Jones, John Foreman, Jim Preble, John Cunningham, Don Hilliard, Edwin Holmes, Mario Casagrande, Ralph Hughes (9RTD); flak, crashed Berlin; MACR 12760.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30942

42-30942

Delivered Dallas 23/8/43; with Clarry McPherson force landed Smoky Hill 7/2/44; 247 BU Smoky Hill 3/6/44; 4100 BU Patterson 6/6/44; 247 BU Smoky Hill 6/8/44; 902 BU Orlando 7/3/45; 247 BU Smoky Hill 21/6/45; with John Millar crash landed two miles S of base 17/7/45; Recl Comp 27/7/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8531 / Miassis Dragon

44-8531 / Miassis Dragon

Delivered Lincoln 5/10/44; Palm Springs 12/10/44; Dow Fd 22/10/44; Assigned: 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 26/10/44; MIA Parchim 7/4/45 Pilot: Bill Gill, Bill Barbean, Bill Lazzari, Hubert Smart, Sam Mock, Jim Perlonge, Leon Verrilli, Darwin Kusian (8POW); Bill Costley (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wandesbeck, Germany. MACR 13893.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8527

44-8527

Delivered Lincoln 5/10/44; Dow Fd 25/10/44; Assigned: 452BG Deopham Green 30/10/44; battle damage Chemnitz 6/2/45 Pilot: ‚; Salvaged. 9/2/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8521

44-8521

Delivered Lincoln 3/10/44; Grenier 19/10/44; Assigned: 562BS/388BG Knettishall 21/10/44; Returned to US: Bradley 10/6/45; Sth Plains 16/6/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38318

43-38318

Delivered Cheyenne 20/7/44; Kearney 29/7/44; Grenier 8/8/44; Assigned: 731BS/452BG Deopham Green 10/8/44; while under instruction Pilot: John Sanda aircraft ran off runway and clipped mobile lighting unit, damaging tailplane and stabilizer 25/4/45; Returned to US: Bradley 6/7/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 8/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 17/12/45.

B-17 #43-38976 / She’s a Honey

43-38976 / She’s a Honey

Delivered Hunter 27/10/44; Grenier 21/11/44; Assigned: 96BG Snetterton 27/11/44; Transferred: 364BS/305BG [WF-J] Chelveston 28/11/44; 544BS/384BG [SU-A] Grafton Underwood 9/5/45; Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 31/5/46. SHE’S A HONEY.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5480

42-5480

Delivered Cheyenne 14/12/42; Pyote 2/1/43; Tinker 26/10/43; 505BG Harvard 10/6/44; 4100 BU Patterson 30/8/44; 325 BU Avon Park 18/4/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 31/8/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8765

44-8765

Delivered Lincoln 20/12/44; Grenier 6/1/45; Assigned 493BG Debach 8/1/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 16/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38618

43-38618

Delivered Cheyenne 24/8/44; Patterson 11/9/44; Hunter 28/9/44; Grenier 2/10/44; Assigned 493BG Debach 6/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8725

44-8725

Delivered Cheyenne 9/12/44; Hunter 26/12/44; Grenier 20/1/45; Assigned 463BG PFF Celone 7/2/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 8/1/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97987

42-97987

Delivered Dallas 24/4/44; Hunter 30/5/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 17/7/44; Aborted mission to Stuttgart 16/7/44, ran off runway on return into ditch, crew OK; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 22/11/45.

B-17 #43-37971

43-37971

Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 21/6/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-T] Grafton Underwood 17/7/44; to Istres, France but en route crash landed with Bob Sheahan on Guernsey, Channel Is, 11/6/45; Salvaged 12/6/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6932

44-6932

Delivered Hunter 21/12/44; Dow Fd 2/1/45; Assigned 8AF 7/1/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 12/7/45; Independence 14/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 10/12/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97964

42-97964

Delivered Denver 17/4/44; 1SAG Langley 1/6/44; W/O 15/6/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97620

42-97620

Delivered Denver 9/1/44; 1SAG Langley 4/2/44; Grenier 4/3/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG [MZ- ] Snetterton 7/3/44; MIA Friedrichshafen 24/4/44 Pilot: Capt Joe Meacham, Co-Pilot: Henry Gibson, Navigator: Capt Dan Crist (338BS), Ex-nav-Ken McVitie, Bombardier: Walter White, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Chapman, Radio Operator: George Blackburn, Mick/Op-Lt Dick Murdock, Waist Gunner: George Marling, Tail Gunner: Bill Watson, Col Francis Tiller {command pilot} (11POW); flak hit on return, crew baled, ship crashed Reichsthal, near Felsbergerdof, 11 N of Kaiserlautern, Germany. MACR 4164.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30944

42-30944

Delivered Dallas 23/8/43; 224 BU Sioux City 23/6/44; with Jack Schmidt crashed two miles E Daykin, NE 12/7/44; Written off 13/7/44.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38663 / The Great McGinty

43-38663 / The Great McGinty

Delivered Cheyenne 30/8/44; Lincoln 4/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-M] Framlingham 19/9/44; taxi accident on base with Bernie McIntee 18/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 4/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45. THE GREAT McGINTY.

B-17 #43-39060 / The Terrible Ute

43-39060 / The Terrible Ute

Delivered Hunter 19/11/44; Dow Fd 6/12/44; Assigned: 487BG Lavenham 12/12/44; Transferred: 546BS/384BG [BK-F] Grafton Underwood 7/1/45; trans with group to Istres on mapping duties, Salvaged. 9AF Germany. any 23/8/46. THE TERRIBLE UTE.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97608

42-97608

Delivered Denver 5/1/44; Lockbourn 21/1/44; 3501 BU Boca Raton 28/11/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97609

42-97609

Delivered Denver 5/1/44; Hendricks 21/1/44; 3501 BU Boca Raton 28/11/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 22/2/46.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29964

42-29964

Delivered Smoky Hill 13/4/43; Boeing Seattle 21/5/43; 505BG Harvard 4/6/44; 244 BU Harvard 9/6/44; 504BG Fairmont 8/9/44; 244 BU Harvard 22/9/44; 249 BU Alliance 2/2/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 28/7/45.

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97578

42-97578

Delivered Denver 28/12/43; 1SAG Langley 24/1/44; Assigned: 482BG (H2S) Alconbury 5/2/44; Transferred: 422BS/305BG [JJ-N] Chelveston 20/3/44; crash: takeoff as pathfinder crew to fly from Deenethorpe for Schweinfurt 24/3/44 Pilot: Bill Sellers, Co-Pilot: Jack George, Navigator: Chas Leake, Bombardier: Dave Rementeria, mickey op-Meyer Silber, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Don Parrish, Radio Operator: Jesse Lehr, Ball Turret Gunner: Ken Mace, Waist Gunner: Lloyd Judd, Tail Gunner: Dale Rishell, asst CC-Cpl Joe Grugnale (11KIA). Aircraft failed to reach flying speed crashed at Yielden, Beds, hitting barracks of 876th ChemCo, killing seven men: Frank Amato, Mike Arato, Seb Attilio, Arnold Chipoletti, Ed Dell, Bill Dickerson, Nills Johnson, Bob McClain, with nearby cottage also destroyed in the explosion, injuring Mr & Mrs Phillips, but killing their two children. The church, rectory and other village buildings were damaged. Salvaged.