Vintage bomber takes flight over Louisville

Vintage bomber takes flight over Louisville
A view from the nose of Madras Maiden as itr flew near the Lewis and Clark Bridge (Source: Jeff Knight, WAVE 3 News)
A view from the nose of Madras Maiden as itr flew near the Lewis and Clark Bridge (Source: Jeff Knight, WAVE 3 News)

SELLERSBURG, IN (WAVE) - A restored World War II bomber will be at the Clark County Airport October 7-8 for tours and flights.

The Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress named "Madras Maiden" is considered a living museum - an opportunity to touch the past.

WAVE 3 News photographer Jeff Knight went up with the crew for a spin up the Ohio River.

If you want to see or ride in Madras Maiden, public flights and ground tours are available on Saturday, Oct. 7 and Sunday, Oct. 8 at Clark Regional Airport, 6003 Propeller Lane, Sellersburg, Indiana.

The B-17 flight experience takes 45 minutes with approximately a half hour in the air. B-17 flights are $410 for Liberty Foundation members and $450 for non-members. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information about the Clark County event, the Liberty Foundation phone number is 918-340-0243. It's a non-profit flying museum organization.

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