B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107219 / Devil’s Brat

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107219 / Devil’s Brat


  • RCL: IR-Q

History of
B-17 42-107219 / Devil’s Brat

Delivered Tulsa 27/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 711BS/447BG [IR-Q] Rattlesden 3/5/44; instrument test flight to Gt Ashfield 1/8/44 with Louis Phillips, Co-pilot: Rich Hill, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tom Jamieson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Kilian, pass-Pfc Baltazar Bayna (5 Returned to Duty); severe weather diverted flight to force landed Sudbury, Sfk skidding on its belly, severely damaged, never flew again; Salvaged 2/8/44.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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