B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8476

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8476


  • RCL: 30-X, K8-X

History of
B-17 44-8476

Delivered Cheyenne 23/9/44; Hunter Fd 1/11/44; Dow Fd 18/11/44; Assigned as SH aircraft 601BS/398BG [3O-X] Nuthampstead 8/12/44; 602BS [K8-X]; take off accident when hitting a truck with Theo Johnstone 10/1/45; repaired and re-ass 15/2/45; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 5/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 10/1/46.

Last updated: 11. February 2018


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