B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30773

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30773


  • RCL: DF-B/J, SR381

History of
B-17 42-30773

Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/43; Gore 7/8/43; Dyersburg 8/8/43; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-B/J] Bassingbourn 26/9/43; to RAF [SR381]; 214 Sq BU-F Sculthorpe 19/1/44; Oulton, Nfk; on RCM mission damaged by Me210 then by JU88 31/7/44, crash landed Woodbridge, Sfk. 22/6/44, and collided with 61 Sq Lancaster. Crew: D. Peden, K. Bailey, S. Mather, J. Waters, A.Stanley (WIA), A. Lester, R. Hembrow, J. Phillips, J. Walker.

Last updated: 1. March 2018


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