B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3438

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3438


  • RCL: AW-F

History of
B-17 42-3438

Delivered Denver 23/6/43; Dow Fd 19/7/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-F] Snetterton 20/7/43; transferred 36BS for Radio Counter Measures, Sculthorpe 1944. Missing in Action Heligoland 30/10/44, with Lts with Gaither & W. Dunnuck. Intended for submarine pens of Heligoland. Due to bad weather target could not be seen and A/C was re-directed towards Berlin but the plane run out of fuel somewhere over North sea and crashed.

Last updated: 26. November 2019


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