B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31062 / Holy Terror II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31062 / Holy Terror II


  • RCL: EP-D

History of
B-17 42-31062 / Holy Terror II

Delivered Cheyenne 14/9/43; Gr Island 28/9/43; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-D] Thorpe Abbotts 28/9/43; while on training mission on 29/12/43 with Lucius Lacy, Instr pilot-Capt Jack Swartout, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Hugh Smallwood, pass-Lt George Brannan, ran off runway & nosed up (4 Returned to Duty); battle damaged Pas de Calais 21/1/44 with Jim Stout feathered an engine, salvoed bombs in Channel then found landing gear out salvoed, crash landed Honington, Sfk. Salvaged 31/1/44. HOLY TERROR II.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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