B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24499 / Fury

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24499 / Fury

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: LG-P
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History of
B-17 41-24499 / Fury

Assigned 91BG/322BS [LG-P]at Bangor 2-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 29-Sep-42; 3m Despatched 18-Nov-42 to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. Upon return the aircraft sustained a mid-air collision with B-17F 41-24453 (91BG) ‘Mipah – The Bearded Beauty’ ten miles southwest of Exter. 41-24453 landed safely at Yeovilton and was repaired and send back to 91BG. 41-24499 landed at RAF Station Turweston and was salvaged 26-Nov-1942. 11RTD

B-17 41-24499 / Fury Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #41-24453 on 18 November 1942. Both B-17s returned safely.

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B-17 41-24499 / Fury Crew

PositionRankNameStatusNote
PMAJVic ZienowiczRTD
CPCPTGillespieRTD
BOMB---HubbardRTD
ENG/TTT/SGTPaneroRTD
ROS/SGTLaGrossaRTD
BTS/SGTButlerRTD
WGSGTHackwithRTD
WGS/SGTJacksonRTD
TGSGTBeneckiRTD
NAV22LTRalph L. ClintonRTD

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