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B-17 #42-97200

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Presque 12/3/44; Assigned: 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 12/3/44; MIA Chateaudun 28/3/44 Pilot: Chas Robinson, Co-Pilot: Cliff Downen, Navigator: Chas Morgan, Bombardier: Bill Harrison, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Melvin Baughman, Ball Turret Gunner: Oscar McClure (6KIA); Radio Operator: Conrad Desmarais, Waist Gunner: Morris Anderson, Waist Gunner: Bill Abbott, Tail Gunner: Dallas Oliver (4POW); flak hit and exploded at radio room, where r-op was blown out of aircraft, while Anderson baled after dropping 12,000 ft in tail section before fixing his ‚chute; crashed a mile from Chateaudun A/Fd, Fr. MACR 3489.

Details 42-97200

Photo shows #42-97200 en route to a target 27th March 1944.  Aircraft would be shot down next day.

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