B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24415 / Yankee Doodle II

B-17 #41-24415 / Yankee Doodle IIzoom_in

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Manufacturer:
Boeing

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History of
B-17 41-24415 / Yankee Doodle II

Assigned 92BG Bangor 14/7/42; 414BS/97BG Polebrook 24/8/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; coll mid air with 25147, prop sheared part of tail off, crew man bailed out over Mediterranean Sea, with John Holmes, Hadden, Dunn, Ludolph, McDonald, Haygreen, Rich Brown, Leibowitz, Lane, Lewis; crash landed at base 9/5/43. Salvaged. Missing Air Crew Report 16524. YANKEE DOODLE II.

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B-17 41-24415 / Yankee Doodle II Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-5147 ‘Old Ironsides’ on 9 May 1943.

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