B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30639 / Coy Decoy II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30639 / Coy Decoy II


  • RCL: CC-U, SR380

History of
B-17 42-30639 / Coy Decoy II

Delivered Cheyenne 3/7/43; Dow Fd 27/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-U] Framlingham 6/8/43 COY-DE-COY II; severe battle damaged by 20mm cannon on Hanau mission Hanau, Ger 4/10/43. transferred RAF 1699Flt at Oulton, Nfk [SR380]; 214 Sq BU-S Oulton, Nfk., 21/4/44; 1699 Flt 4Z-? Sculthorpe, Nfk. crash landed Oulton with F/O Stainier, aircraft landed heavily and tipped up on to nose, Sgt W. Walsh taken to base SQ for treatment 12/9/44; Written off 20/11/44.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


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