B-17 “Liberty Belle” Destroyed in Crash

by Dan Grossman on June 13, 2011

The B-17 “Liberty Belle” was destroyed in a crash in Illinois this morning.  Fortunately all seven persons aboard the classic WWII bomber escaped without injury, but the ship was a total loss.

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robert aplin February 13, 2015 at 12:17 pm

at least she died with her dignity
in a blaze of defiance and glory
instead of at the hands of the scrappers


robert aplin February 13, 2015 at 12:16 pm

i hope they where able to salvage some of her parts
she is and always will be missed by veterans and enthusiast alike


qwerty1138 November 12, 2011 at 6:59 pm

That’s such a shame. She was a very fine plane.


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