B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9032 / My Gal Sal

B-17 #41-9032 / My Gal Salzoom_in




History of
B-17 41-9032 / My Gal Sal

Assigned 414BS/97BG Presque Is; from Goose Bay, force landed Blue West One, Greenland en route UK 26/6/42, with 2Lt.Ralph H.Stinson, Co-pilot: 2Lt. Wilson N. McGough, Lt Kenneth Bright, TSgt John R. Patrick, Radio Operator: SSgt Tomas K. Laskowski, Radio Operator: Cpl Wayne S. Heckhendorn, G-Chas Chapman, Gunner -Steven K. Brening, Gunner -Harvey Gordon, pass-Capt Wendell Freeman, (10 Returned to Duty); Salvaged. MY GAL SAL. Remains were brought out in 1995, to USC, Cincinnati, Ohio, for a static restoration. Formerly at Ultimate Sacrifice Memorial, Blue Ash Airport, Cincinnati. On January 1, 2017, on static display at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA. MY GAL SAL.

Last updated: 18. February 2020


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