B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9225

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9225



History of
B-17 41-9225

Delivered Cheyenne 28/5/42; Wayne 30/6/42; Dorval 4/7/42; Gander-Prestwick 16/8/42 with Steuart Reiss to RAF [FL455]; Royal Aircraft Est. LRASV trials 11/11/42; 206 Sq (VX-N) Benbecula, Scot. 12/7/43; Azores 12/43; 519 Sq [Z9-A] Skitten, Scot 14/11/44; on navigation exercise with Keith Humphreys, Co-pilot: George Pullan, Tom Wrigley(wia) (3 Returned to Duty); Bill Payne, Geoff Panzer, Ken Day, Alex Beatson, Dennis Pressley, Edwin Wood (6 Killed in Action); crashed in heavy cloud at Westerdale, near Halsary, 12 miles SW of Wick, UK 1/2/45; two Wounded in Action but died later; Salvaged.

Last updated: 3. October 2017


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