B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6319

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6319



History of
B-17 44-6319

Delivered Kearney 3/7/44; Grenier 12/7/44; Assigned 816BS/483BG Sterparone 18/7/44; engine fire causing early returm from Ploesti 10/8/44 with Tom Brown, Kempton, Porter, Stebbins, Radell, Garlet, Komm, Forster, Mitchell, Tate (10 Returned to Duty); crew ordered to bail before ship crash landed at base; Rep; Returned to the USA Bradley 12/7/45; Independence 13/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 7/2/46.

Last updated: 22. March 2019


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