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Madras Maiden WWII B-17 Will Arrive In Indianapolis June 26
Updated June 19, 2017 10:05 AM
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(INDIANAPOLIS) - The "Madras Maiden" a restored WWII B-17 "flying fortress" bomber will take to the skies over Indianapolis on Monday, June 26th.

Public flights and ground tours will be available on Saturday and Sunday July 1-2.

Seventy two years ago these aircraft flew from bases far from home in an attempt to bring freedom to oppressed people.

The B-17's mission is to educate the people of America about the courage of WWII veterans, and remember those brave aircrew who never made it home.

"Madras Maiden" is a living museum and the public is invited to come touch the past and fly the skies and experience this ultimate history lesson.

The Liberty Foundations 2017 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Indianapolis at the Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport ( Tom Wood Aviation FBO, 9913 Willowview Road) on Monday, June 26th 2017 at noon.

The aircraft will be open to the public and available for flights and ground tours on Saturday and Sunday July 1-2.



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