B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29490 / Axis Ass-Ache

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29490 / Axis Ass-Ache



History of
B-17 42-29490 / Axis Ass-Ache

Delivered Cheyenne 22/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Morrison 4/2/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 20/2/43; battle damaged Terni 14/10/43 with Wardwell, Campbell [brought aircraft home {64m}], Kimball, Stevens, Schultz, Higgins, Skillicorn, Gerside, Foster, Alumbaugh; Oudna 4/8/43; crash landed Sardinia 8/11/43 ex-Turin with Carson, Jamieson [brought aircraft home]; O’Connell, Rahe, Vance, Riley, Emond, Dobbs, Mohney, Weide all bailed OK return 10/11/43. Written off. AXIS ASS-ACHE.

Last updated: 4. April 2018


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