B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31567

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31567



History of
B-17 42-31567

Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Tacoma 22/11/43; Gt Falls 25/11/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Kansas City 28/12/43; New Castle 8/1/44; Presque Is 9/1/44; RAF Valley 15/1/44; Assigned: 339BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 16/1/44; trans 413BS [MZ-Q]; was taxiing on base 7/3/44 Pilot: Don Kasch, but brakes failed and collided with parked gas tanker, no injuries to crew or ground crew; MIA Berlin 8/3/44.

Last updated: 17. March 2019


B-17 42-31567 Details

Failed to return from mission on 8 March1944. No other information known. I believe, this B-17 never was part of the mission that day.


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