B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37822 / The Lead Banana

B-17 #42-37822 / The Lead Bananazoom_in

Source:
photos.384thbombgroup.com

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: SU-C

Missions: 63

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History of
B-17 42-37822 / The Lead Banana

Delivered: Long Beach 9/9/43; Gr Island 17/10/43; ass 544BS/384BG [SU-C] Grafton Underwood 12/5/44; on landing Pilot: Ray Cook the undercarriage collapsed at RAF Ringway, UK (now Manchester Aprt) 16/3/45. Salvaged. AFSC 19/3/45.

B-17 42-37822 / The Lead Banana Details

The same photo sometimes identified as #43-37822 from Block B-17G-70-BO. But this production block B-17G-70-BO: 43-37674 to 43-37873 had natural finish.

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