B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31512 / Ice Cold Katie

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31512 / Ice Cold Katie


  • RCL: CC-H

History of
B-17 42-31512 / Ice Cold Katie

Delivered Denver 13/11/43; Gt Falls 15/11/43; Denver 22/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Presque Is 25/12/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-H] Framlingham 2/1/44; suffered n/battle damaged hitting tree at Grundisburgh Hall, Sfk, being slow timed on 2/6/44, with Jack Fleck, Co-pilot: Nils Odstrom, Navigator: Bill Kleintank, Bombardier: Bill Alford, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alvin Rosenburg, Radio Operator: Ray Conway, Ball turret gunner: Alex Mackay, Passenger – M/Sgt Jim Burton (Crew chief), Passenger – Lt St John Williams [30th St. Com. Sq.) (10 Killed in Service). Wreckage simply burnt out, Salvaged 4/6/44. ICE COLD KATIE.

Last updated: 2. March 2018


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