" Miss Helen "
Bristol Filton Bristol
History / Previous Identities:
01/09/45: Delivered USAAF 487th FS, 352 FG, 8th AF
WWII Vet: coded HO M(bar) "Miss Helen" flown by Capt. Raymond Littge
and "Miss Nita" flown by Lt. Russell Ross
1947: Swedish AF 26116 F4, later F16 coded gF
1953: sold to Israeli AF IDFAF 2343?
1976: Recoverd from Israel (Robert Lamplough)
1987: restored Duxford using 44-72770 , flew as 472216 HO L, HO M
Flew in Memphs Belle film as "Miss L"
2000: restored to WWII markings of "Miss Helen"
2004: suffered an off-airport landing, repairs started
2007: repairs complete, flying once again.
2008: Duxford show >> hard landing from rough running engine, repairs made
Images of 44-72216 G-BIXL " Miss Helen "
32 pics on file
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Ben Rogers - Duxford.org
Dick Phillips - Warbird Images
unknown - let us know if this is your photo
Christian Bechir - website
Colin K. Work - ckwphoto
Paul Dopson - APG Photography
Stephen Fox - website
Stephen John Rendle
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