On 22nd February 19, two 41 Squadron aircraft were involved in the flypast to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the B-17 Flying Fortress crash in Sheffield. As part of a larger flypast, organised and televised by the BBC, the two Typhoons followed the American KC-135 tanker across the crash site in tribute to the downed aircraft nicknamed ‘Mi Amigo’. The event was widely publicised on Social and traditional Media across the UK as part of a campaign which began after 82 year old Mr T Foulds, who has tended the crash site since the incident, expressed his desire to have a flypast for the 75th Anniversary of the death of the 10 US crewmen. Other aircraft involved included the Dakota, also from RAF Coningsby, F-15E Strike Eagles, MC-130J Hercules, CV-22 Osprey and KC-135 Stratotanker.
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