Thursday, October 21, 2021

B-17 Hells Angels

B-17F 41-24577 "Hells Angels" was assigned to 358BS/303BG [VK-D] Bangor on Oct 14, 1942. It completed 48 missions without an abort or any crewman injured. It returned to New Jersey on 10 February 1944 for a War Bond tour. 'Hells Angels' was the first aircraft to complete 25 missions, earlier than the Memphis Belle. It was sold for scrap metal in Stillwater, Oklahoma on 7 August 1945.