JACK McKILLOP COLLECTION
No. 7976. Boeing 299O B-17F Flying Fortress (41-24639 c/n 3324) US Army Air Forces
Photograph from USAF
06/30/2008. Remarks by Jack McKillop:
"This B-17F-27-BO was delivered to the United Airlines Modification Center at Cheyenne Municipal Airport, Wyoming, on September 16, 1942. Flown to the UK, it was assigned to the 323nd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy), 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy), 101st Provisional Combat Bombardment Wing, VIII Bomber Command, Eighth Air Force on January 29, 1943. The squadron was based at Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England and this B-17 was named THE CAREFUL VIRGIN.
Created June 30, 2008