Emergency landing of B-17s (7 photos)

The B-17 bomber of the Second World War was burned in a cornfield near Chicago after the emergency landing.
The plane was built in 1944 and had to his credit 64 sorties. In our time, he took trips at $ 400 per seat.
Fire engines appeared almost immediately after takeoff. The pilot landed the aircraft on the field. All seven people who were on board were not injured.
Heavy bomber B-17, better known as the "Flying Fortress". Now the world left them according to different sources from 11 to 15 pieces. Now, one less.


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