B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8149

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8149


  • RCL: R5-M, 2N-M

History of
B-17 44-8149

Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Langley 24/7/44; Dow Fd 18/8/44; Assigned 839BS/487BG Lavenham 29/10/44; transferred 833BS/486BG [2N-M] Sudbury 10/44; 2m transferred 410BS/94BG Rougham 29/5/45. Used for photography along Belgian-Dutch coasts (coded WIPE); crash landed with Walt Sutherland at Vils, Austria 16/7/45. Salvaged 9AF Germany 20/2/47.

Last updated: 30. July 2022


B-17 44-8149 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Walter D. Sutherland, Jr. KIS

Write comment