B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-38255 / Poof Proof

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-38255 / Poof Proof


  • RCL: BG-C

MACR: 10259

Missions: 88


History of
B-17 43-38255 / Poof Proof

Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/44; Hunter 22/7/44; Dow Fd 4/8/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-A] Horham 5/8/44; 334BS [BG-C]; with R.G. Boudon force landed Framlingham afb 18/10/44; caught fire en route Hamm 28/10/44 with G.L. Braund; ret safely, 9RTD Missing Air Crew Report 10259; with H.M. Bussen force landed Framlingham 25/12/44;. 88m, Returned to the USA 4168 BU Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 24/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 23/12/45. POOF PROOF


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