B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39942

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39942



History of
B-17 42-39942

Delivered Long Beach 13/10/43; Walla Walla 7/11/43; Assigned 305BG Chelveston 3/1/44; transferred 728BS/452BG Deopham Green; on ferry to Lt Staughton 22/1/44 with Capt Gerald Carris, Co-pilot: Jack Miller, Navigator: Merton Leham, Radio Operator: Mitch McArthur (4 Returned to Duty); on return pilot mistook Watton for home base, landing on runway under construction and collided with steamroller and a grader; sal 25/1/44.

Last updated: 19. October 2018


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