B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31541

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31541



History of
B-17 42-31541

Delivered Cheyenne 19/11/43; Spokane 20/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Wendover 8/12/43; Assigned 457BG but crashed Wendover on training mission 24/12/43 with Bill Snow, Co-pilot: Dwight Sullivan, Navigator: Bob Oberfeldr, Bombardier: Earl Saucer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Vernon Cummings, Radio Operator: Edwin Liseinger, Waist gunner: Jim Henning,Tail gunner: Morris Strong (9 Killed in Service); W/O 24/12/43.

B-17 42-31541 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-38065 during training flight on 23 December 1943.


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