B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37899 / Rack and Ruin

B-17 #43-37899 / Rack and Ruinzoom_in

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Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: H8-T, 2N-D, 3O-B

Missions: 80

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History of
B-17 43-37899 / Rack and Ruin

Delivered Cheyenne 2/6/44; Kearney 13/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned: 835BS/486BG [H8-T] Sudbury 2/7/44; 833BS [2N-D]; {80m} returning from mission Pilot: Bill von Platen, John Daley, Morton Ronson, Dean Spencer, Cpl Lapke, Cpl Ray Richlow, Cpl Lockhard, Cpl Mike Malhalko, Cpl Tee Holland, in poor weather with low visibility, circled the base twice, but did not lower landing gear on approach, crash-landed base 6/2/45; rep & Transferred: 601BS/398BG [3O-B] Nuthampstead; Returned to US: Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 BU Sth Plains 10/7/45; Scrapped: Kingman 24/11/45. RACK AND RUIN.

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