B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5059 / Hell’s Angels

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5059 / Hell’s Angels



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B-17 42-5059 / Hell’s Angels

Delivered Cheyenne 6/9/42; Assigned: 366BS/305BG Presque Is 19/10/42; Rome Fd 1/11/42; detailed Gander, NFD to Prestwick, UK, but #3 engine proved a problem, but poor weather prevented return to Gander and forced to ditch off Baldy Pt, Nova Scotia 23/10/43 Pilot: Capt Chas Clark, Co-Pilot: Fred McIntyre, Navigator: John Ward, Bombardier: Howard Gardner, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Everett Howard, Radio Operator: Ken Baldridge, Waist Gunner: Grover Hawkins, Tail Gunner: Lewis Clayton, pass-Lt Ben Fulkrod (10RTD). HELL’S ANGELS.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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