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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 28/8/42; Wayne Co. 18/10/42; Dorval 11/2/43; Gander-Prestwick 20/2/43 with Merrill Phoenix, to RAF [FA700]; 206 Sq (VX-R) Benbecula, Scot. 27/6/43, equipped with LRASV aerials in nose and fuselage, then to Lagens, Azores 23/10/43 where sub U-575 was sunk 13/3/44 with Dave Beaty, shared by other aircraft and vessels; 220 Sq (NR-R) Aldergrove, N.I. 17/6/44; 519 Sq (Z9-K) Wick, Scot. 3/2/45; 251 Sq Reykjavik, Iceland, 20/7/45; Struck Off Charge 22/12/45. (?Ref: Assigned 303BG 11/2/43, FTR 29/5/43 or mid-air coll with 42-29573?).



  • Merrill Phoenix

    Military | Ferry pilot
    Merrill Phoenix served as a ferry pilot with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF), ferrying aircraft from Gander, Canada, to Prestwick, Scotland. ...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:03 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log