B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9174

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9174



History of
B-17 41-9174

Delivered 29BG MacDill 7/5/42; Assigned 340BS/97BG Polebrook 6/42; transferred 326BS/92BG Bovingdon 9/42; transferred 326BS/11CCRC 1/43; crashed on take off from Bovingdon on navigation exercise 24/6/43; with Jim Buford, Co-pilot: Jack Berry, Navigator: Harry Thompson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ramon Sherer, Radio Operator: Herb Jackson, pass-Lt Walter Fieg, Navigator: Capt Ralph Menees, Navigator: Lt Bill Turner, Navigator: Lt Joe Hudson, Navigator: Lt Chas Lichtenberger, obs-Lt Col Melvin Smith (11 Returned to Duty); Salvaged 25/6/43.

Last updated: 19. July 2017


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