B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39955

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39955


  • RCL: 9Z-T

MACR: 2914


History of
B-17 42-39955

Delivered Long Beach 18/10/43; Walla Walla 10/11/43; with Bob Schimmel force landed Gr Island, Ne, 29/12/43; Assigned 728BS/452BG [9Z-T] Deopham Green 12/1/44; crashed on take off 6/2/44, due to heavy load and when attempting to land on return tire blew and undercarriage collapsed, no injuries. Salvaged n/battle damaged 12/2/44.

Last updated: 10. April 2018


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