B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24532

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24532



History of
B-17 41-24532

Assigned 422BS/305BG Presque Is 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/10/42; transferred 414BS/97BG Polebrook 4/11/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui. 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; Missing in Action Bizerte 26/12/42 with Claude Lawrence. A/c damaged by explosion of 41-24413, crash landed no man’s land, two bailed, Foster rescued by British Army, but Cockrell POW. Rest landed with plane including Lawrence, Locker, Vandergriff 3WIA, all eventually returning to duty.

Last updated: 3. November 2017


B-17 41-24532 Details

Damaged by explosion of B-17 #41-24413. Crash landed.


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