B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9228

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-9228


  • RCL: FL453

History of
B-17 41-9228

Delivered Cheyenne 26/5/42; Wayne 30/6/42; Dorval 1/7/42; Gander-Prestwick 12/7/42 with Dillon Teel, to RAF [FL453]; 206 Sq (VX-A) Benbecula, Scot. 30/7/42; detailed on sub sweep 6/10/42 with Jack Delarue, Co-pilot: Jim Jaeger, Ref Robinson, John Taplin, John Guppy (5 Killed in Action); David Coutts. Jim Hunt (2 Returned to Duty); aircraft stalled avoiding FL457 and crashed into sea off base. Remains still visible at low tide..

Last updated: 10. October 2017


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