B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-2433

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-2433



History of
B-17 41-2433

Delivered Salt Lake SAD 30/11/41; Assigned 88RS/7BG [aircraft 25] flew into Pearl Harbor during Japanese attack 7/12/41 with Harry Brandon, Lt Bob Ramsey, Avn Cdt Harry Snider, T/Sgt Jim Helton, S/Sgt Dave Barnard, S/Sgt Ralph Mouser, Sgt Wayne Johnson, Pvt Bill Sutton; 11BG Hickam 30/4/42, force landed Bellows Fd with R.D. Steppe 18/5/42; repaired & transferred 7BG and 26BS/11BG Espiritu Santo & Henderson; with Bob Smith on search mission over Guadalcanal damaged by H6K5 Mavis flying boat flown by Lt Tsuneo Hitsuji 21/11/42; Returned to the USA 1/9/44 Hendricks; Yuma 31/10/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 25/6/45.

Last updated: 9. June 2017


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