B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97522

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97522



History of
B-17 42-97522

Delivered Cheyenne 9/12/43; Denver 15/12/43; Langley 12/1/44; Mitchell 31/1/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 5/2/44; transferred 422BS/305BG Chelveston 4/4/44; on training mission with Berton Bordelon, Co-pilot: Chas Coons, Navigator: Fred Cromwell, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Forrest Barker, Radio Operator: Joe Fontana, Waist gunner: Joe Ciesielski (6 Returned to Duty); caught fire after landing, pilot rolling aircraft clear of runway, where it was burnt out; Salvaged 2 SAD 1/5/44.

Last updated: 25. May 2018


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