B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5237

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5237



History of
B-17 42-5237

Delivered Cheyenne 18/10/42; Wayne Co 4/12/42; Houlton 22/2/43; Gander-Prestwick 25/2/43 with Don McVicar, to RAF [FA710]; having been fitted with top-secret dipole aerials was directed to RAF Hamble for anti-submarine duties; 206 Sq (VX-M) Benbecula, Scot. 5/7/43; Azores 18/10/43; 220 Sq (ZZ-M) Lagens, Azores 19/3/44 (first of type to land, with Bob Thomson – Sqd Co); 521 Sq Langham 18/1/45; Struck Off Charge 26/11/46.

Last updated: 5. January 2019


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