B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3474 / Queen Bee aka King Bee

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3474 / Queen Bee aka King Bee


  • RCL: EP-B

History of
B-17 42-3474 / Queen Bee aka King Bee

Delivered Denver 6/43; Gd Island 10/8/43; Assigned 351BG/100BG [EP-B] Thorpe Abbotts 1/9/43 QUEEN BEE; after training flight with Ray Monrad, Co-pilot: Claud Schindler, Navigator: Arthur Dehan, Navigator: Frank Maguire, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sid Cary, Radio Operator: Talbert Spenhoff, aro-Buthrie Head, ae-Art Lenfest, g-Nick Perovich,Tail gunner: Bill Wells (10 Returned to Duty), crash landed base and into two other aircraft involved in earlier accident, Salvaged 31/1/44. KING BEE.

Last updated: 29. January 2022


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