Memphis Belle B-17 bomber buzzes Salt Lake City skies
Published: May 28, 2014 02:25PM
Updated: May 27, 2014 11:14AM
Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune The "Memphis Belle," a restored WWII B-17 "flying fortress" bomber, on display at the South Valley Regional Airport on May 26, 2014. The B-17, restored by the Liberty Foundation, will be available for public flights May 31-June 1.

The B-17 Memphis Belle took to the skies over Salt Lake City on Monday.

News media representatives were given rides but the public will be able to ride in the restored World War II bomber Saturday and Sunday.

The public rides will last 45 minutes and will cost $450 per person. Members of the Liberty Foundation can ride for $410.

For more information on the Memphis Belle flights, go to or phone 918-340-0243.