Ditch at Sea and Live in a Boeing B-17

We found a very detailed training video posted by Zeno’s Warbirds that covered the ditching procedures for B-17 crews. You’ll get to see just how much safety gear was loaded onto these planes and watch a crew run through the procedure of ditching a Flying Fortress.

9 thoughts on “Ditch at Sea and Live in a Boeing B-17

  1. That is an interesting presentation. I understand that if you had to ditch the B-17 was the plane to be in. According to documentaries I have seen, the B-24 tended to break in half on water impact.

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