USAAF Nose Art Research Project


The Sad Sack
B-17F-45-BO 42-5293

USA B-17F Training Aircraft

The Sad Sack
Training aircraft which never left the USA. It was based at Rapid City AAB in April 1943, moved to Geiger two months later and moved again to Spokane AAB in mid-August. In April 1944 it was transferred to the 325th Base Unit at Avon Park and was eventually scrapped at the RFC plant in Altus in September 1945.


© Ray Bowden 13 August 2022