B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29811 / Chattanooga Choo Choo aka Blasted Event

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29811 / Chattanooga Choo Choo aka Blasted Event

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: ET-U
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History of
B-17 42-29811 / Chattanooga Choo Choo aka Blasted Event

Delivered Cheyenne 21/2/43; Gore 7/3/43; Gulfport 31/3/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [ET-U] Alconbury 15/4/43; taxi accident with Bill Adams 4/5/43; Framlingham 12/5/43; Horham 15/6/43; practice mission to RAF St Eval, Cornwall 28/9/43 with Norman Hargert, Co-pilot: R.Coates, Navigator: J.Guess, Bombardier: C. Poe, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: W.Green, Radio Operator: J.DeLoog, Ball turret gunner: W.Strickert, Waist gunner: S.Burella, Waist gunner: W.Isenhour, Tail gunner: L.Larsen, pass-S.Roake, pass-T.Dennis (12 Returned to Duty); engines malfunctioned so returned to St Eval and slewed off runway; salvaged. CHATTANOOGA CHOO CHOO aka BLASTED EVENT.

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