B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30716

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30716


  • RCL: PY-G

History of
B-17 42-30716

Delivered Denver 16/7/43; Gore 26/7/43; Gr Isle 27/7/43; Kearney 9/8/43; Topeka 13/8/43; Scott 17/8/43; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-G] Alconbury 2/9/43; on ferry trip from Podington 24/1/44 with Arthur Pickens, Co-pilot: Allen Baker, Navigator: Wes Martin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Cowan, Radio Operator: Rob Ferguson plus 14 ground crew for repair duties, ship stalled on approach, crash landed RAF Barford St John, UK; (19 Returned to Duty); Salvaged n/battle damaged 30/1/44.

Last updated: 12. July 2017


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