How to ditch a B-17
We saw them when The Collings Foundation was in Anchorage. First, and only time my dad was on time to be picked-up. In fact, we hadn’t come to a complete stop before he bailed out the house to jump in the truck.
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress – Jay Leno’s Garage
Lt. Cmdr. Thomas Browning; Lt. Cmdr. Kellen Smith, who was the co-pilot during the mishap and served as aircraft commander that day; and Lt. Matthew Halliwell, who piloted the plane, were honored for reacting in time to prevent the loss of an aircraft.