Enlargement of photograph from the collection of the Late George Schatz, believed to be taken during August 1944,:and showing B-17 G “Peggy” in formation. Although indistinct, the faint outline of letters g,g,y, can be seen beneath the cockpit.
This is the only known photograph of this aircraft at this time. It was part of the 600th squadron , 398th BG.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 29/9/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-K] AAF-131 Nuthampstead 9/4/44; while on practice mission 4/5/44 with Lt K. Elwood collided in mid-air with 42-102467, but ret to base, vertical fin was damaged.