B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24597

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24597


  • RCL: FA698

History of
B-17 41-24597

Delivered Cheyenne 28/8/42; Wayne Co. 12/10/42; Dorval 14/11/42; Gander-Prestwick 23/11/42 with Sqd Ldr Don Ross, to RAF [FA698]; 59 Sq (PJ-V) Chivenor, Devon 12/3/43; returning from patrol 26/3/43 with Jim Heron, Co-pilot: Sgt A. Kenney, P/O D. McLeran, Sgt J. Clark (4 Returned to Duty); P/O Denis Dunn, W/O Bob Sandelin, Jeff Fage (3 Killed in Action); crashed into hill at Luscott Baton near base, possibly pilot error; Salvaged 31/3/43.

Last updated: 10. October 2017


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