B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6497

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6497



History of
B-17 44-6497

Delivered Lincoln 21/8/44; Grenier 25/9/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 12/10/44; battle damaged Regensburg 28/12/44 with Clarry Keen, Dobbie [eng.] (2 Returned to Duty); Gregg, Levitt, Milner, Moore, Hajjar, Zimpfer, Glynn, Wilson, Kototky (nine bailed, but pilot and engineer flew aircraft to Ancona; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 19/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 4/1/46.

Last updated: 20. June 2018


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