B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97987

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97987


  • RCL: +B

History of
B-17 42-97987

Delivered Dallas 24/4/44; Hunter 30/5/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 17/7/44; Aborted mission to Stuttgart 16/7/44, ran off runway on return into ditch, crew OK; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 22/11/45.

Last updated: 13. February 2019


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