B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6295 / White Cargo aka Heavenly Days

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6295 / White Cargo aka Heavenly Days

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: EP-B
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History of
B-17 44-6295 / White Cargo aka Heavenly Days

Delivered Kearney 27/6/44; Grenier 8/7/44; Assigned 531BS/100BG [EP- ] Thorpe Abbotts 11/7/44; battle damaged Berlin 18/3/45 with Merrill Jensen, Co-pilot: Chas Kemp, Navigator: Rich Scroxton, Bombardier: C.P. Friel, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: T.L. Gallagher, Radio Operator: J.T. Palmer, Ball turret gunner: H.B. Hodges, Waist gunner: A.C. Schembri,Tail gunner: M.J. Madsden (9 Returned to Duty); hit by Me 262s, KO’d #4, and wing tip, force landed Kakoneiwicz, Poland, all crew returned to base; Salvaged 26/3/45; transferred 91BG Bassingbourn 7/5/45. WHITE CARGO aka HEAVENLY DAYS.

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