B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3121

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3121



History of
B-17 42-3121

Delivered Denver 12/2/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG Rapid City, dep. Natal for Dakar, then UK; with Major Edgar Cole, Co-pilot: Ray Abbott, Navigator: Chas Garvin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Galvin,ro-Harry Dubie, pass:- Theo Thomas, Jack Myers, Ray Johnson, Boyd Barnes, Carl Olbertz; crashed 30 miles off shore near Bathurst due to electrical fire 5/4/43, but picked up by RAF Sunderland and taken to Bathurst (10 Returned to Duty); Salvaged 17/4/43.

Last updated: 9. April 2018


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