B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102447 / El’s Belles

B-17 #42-102447 / El’s Belleszoom_in



  • RCL: BG-A

Missions: 106


History of
B-17 42-102447 / El’s Belles

Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-A] Horham 6/4/44; with L.J. Price, force landed 4/8/44 sal; with M.S. Roy force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44; with H. Rivet force landed France 20/2/45; with J.E. Galbraith force landed RAF Ludham UK 21/3/45, sal; 106m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45. EL’S BELLES.

Last updated: 22. August 2020


B-17 42-102447 / El’s Belles Details

T/Sgt. John A. Dingee, Radio Operator, is the 2nd man from the left in the back row of the picture.

Photos from crash landing – Source unknown.

Crash landing 04 August 1944

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