B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-6080 / Floozie Flossy aka Mary Ruth the WeWa Special

B-17 #42-6080 / Floozie Flossy aka Mary Ruth the WeWa Specialzoom_in

Source:
www.americanairmuseum.com

Manufacturer:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: ET-P
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History of
B-17 42-6080 / Floozie Flossy aka Mary Ruth the WeWa Special

Delivered Long Beach 15-Jul-43; Cheyenne 18/7/43; (Fitted with Sperry gyroscope); Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-P] Horham 3/9/43; force landed Metfield Afd with L.G. Hamby 16-Dec-43; force landed Tibenham Afd with J.D. Pearson 5-Jan-44; force landed Knettishall Afd with T.L. Barksdale 21-Jan-44; 29m, transferred 303BG then 36BS Alconbury (RCM) as Aphrodite/Azon aircraft 23-Mar-44; also Harrington for Carpetbagger ops; Returned to the USA Bolling 11-Feb-45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19-Feb-46. MARY RUTH – THE WE WA SPECIAL.

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