B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-106984 / Glittering Gal

B-17 #42-106984 / Glittering Galzoom_in

Source:
www.americanairmuseum.com

Manufacturer:
Douglas

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History of
B-17 42-106984 / Glittering Gal

Delivered Denver 17/1/44; MacDill 30/1/44; Assigned 816BS/483BG Sterparone 12/3/44; transferred 346BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; 71m 5th BW HQ 8/10/44 as hack for Gen Charles Lawrence; Returned to the USA 902 BU Orlando 4/5/45; 64 BU Andrews 13/6/45; 1377 BU Grenier 5/7/45; 2114 BU Lockbourn 17/7/45; Recl Comp 9/4/46. GLITTERING GAL.

B-17 42-106984 / Glittering Gal Details

As liaiason plane for 5th Wing CO BG Charles Lawrence, B-17G No. 42-106984 ‘Glittering Gal’ carried the tail markings of each of the five B-17 groups in the 5th Bombardment Wing superimposed on a hexagram field on her tail.

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