B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102593 / Vonnie

B-17 #42-102593 / Vonniezoom_in

Source:
www.398th.org

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: K8-G

Missions: 100+

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History of
B-17 42-102593 / Vonnie

Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-G] Nuthampstead 3/5/44; out on mission 13/1/45 with J.T. Shafer, AOC 15/1/45; re-ass from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 26/2/45; RAF Valley 2/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 5/12/45. VONNIE.

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B-17 42-102593 / Vonnie Details

When the 398th ended its missions in April 1945, this aircraft was the only one left in Squadron 602 of the original 68 airplanes that were flown over with the 398th Bomb Group in May 1944.

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