B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-2418

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-2418



History of
B-17 41-2418

Delivered Salt Lake Strategic Arms Depot (SAD) 26-Nov-41; Assigned 25BS/6BG 25-Dec-41; Panama 1-Jun-42; Puerto Rico 11-Jul-42; Guatemala 10-Aug-42; Returned to US (RETUS) Brownsville 3-Oct-42; Guatemala 8-Jan-43; Albrook, Canal Zone 14-Jan-43; mid-air collision with Bill Ellerbe 17-May-43, force landed Guayaquil, Ecuador; Written off 26-Jun-46.(? Assigned 19BG and destroyed on ground at Bandoeng, Java, 20-Feb-42?). Never served in the UK.

Last updated: 9. June 2017


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