B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97193 / Star Duster

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97193 / Star Duster


  • RCL: RQ-P

Missions: 76


History of
B-17 42-97193 / Star Duster

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Grenier 8/3/44; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-P] Polebrook 24/3/44; on Ludwighafen mission 8/9/44 with Jim Barker, ship had two engines damaged and force landed in France, crew OK then returned to Polebrook base; 76m Returned to the USA Bradley 14/6/44; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 4/12/45. STAR DUSTER.

Last updated: 1. March 2018


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