B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37888

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37888


  • RCL: FO-J

History of
B-17 42-37888

Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Gr Island 28/10/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-J] Kimbolton 21/11/43; on training flight 5/7/44 with Chas Akryd, Co-pilot: Jack Harter, Navigator: Alf Gates, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Tilghman Williams, Radio Operator: Frank Roma, g-Carl Hirthler (6 Killed in Service); crashed Andover, Hants, no civilian casualties; sal battle damaged 5/7/44.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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