Pilot Bryan Douglass of Missoula’s own ‘Miss Montana’ is letting it all sink in on this June 6, 2019, exactly 75 years after the mightiest armada of planes ships and soldiers in history crossed the English Channel to begin the liberation of Europe.
Not only will the Miss Montana C-47 aircraft be crossing the English Channel to take part in the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion next week, the aircraft and crew will also be the lead story on CBS Sunday Morning on June 2.
The crew of the ‘Miss Montana’, the C-47 smokejumper aircraft landed safely in Great Britain on Tuesday as they prepare for the 75th anniversary flight over the English Channel to commemorate the D-Day invasion in World War II.
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — A former Miss Montana USA who was convicted of defrauding her insurance company while her historic mansion was undergoing repairs was sentenced Thursday to five years on federal probation.