B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97791 / Trudy

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97791 / Trudy

Manufacturer:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: XM-O
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History of
B-17 42-97791 / Trudy

Delivered: Denver 28/2/44; 1SAG Langley 17/3/44; Grenier 5/4/44; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM-O] Rougham 10/4/44; on bomb run over Berlin 19/5/44 a stick knocked off the stabiliser of a shjip below 42-31540 which crashed in below killing all crew; forced landing base Pilot: Bob Weltz due to mechanical malfunction 11/12/44; Returned to US: Bradley 21/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 30/11/45; 237 BU Kirtland 25/12/45; Scrapped: Albuquerque 7/2/46. TRUDY.

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B-17 42-97791 / Trudy Details

Ob of the bombs hit the B-17 #42-31540 / Miss Donna Mae II on 19 May 1944. Which went down and all crew member were killed.

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