No. 10630. Boeing 299-O B-17G Flying Fortress (43-38077 c/n 9055) US Army Air Forces
Photograph from USAF, taken at Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, UK, January 12, 1945

Boeing 299-O B-17G Flying Fortress

05/31/2011. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "Manufactured by the Boeing Aircraft Company, Seattle, Washington, USA as a B-17G-80-BO, 43-38077 was delivered to the USAAF at Cheyenne, Wyoming, on June 22, 1944. It arrived in the UK at RAF Deenethorpe/USAAF Station 128 on August 5, and was assigned to the 615th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Three days later, August 8, 1944 it flew its first combat mission, the last was on April 20, 1945, in that time it was coded IY-Q and named Tagalong and Duke's Mixture. It returned to the USA on June 6, 1945."

Created March 31, 2011