B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30217 / Iza Blue ala Impatient Virgin

B-17 #42-30217 / Iza Blue ala Impatient Virginzoom_in

Source:
www.388bg.info

Manufacturer:
Boeing

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History of
B-17 42-30217 / Iza Blue ala Impatient Virgin

Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Sioux City 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 16/6/43 IZA BLUE; detailed Duren 20/10/43 with Bob Simmons, crew ?, (10 Returned to Duty); but recalled due to extreme weather, eventually getting lost until spotting small airfield near Lichfield, Staffs, and needed seven attempts to land in meadow beyond runway, hitting tree and wrecked aircraft; Salvaged. IMPATIENT VIRGIN.

Published: 3. June 2017 / Last updated: 3. June 2017

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