B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24484 / The Bad Egg

B-17 #41-24484 / The Bad Eggzoom_in



  • RCL: LL-C

Missions: 43+


History of
B-17 41-24484 / The Bad Egg

Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley, Bombardier: Wilf Conlon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Capron, Radio Operator: John Alba, Ball turret gunner: Leith Kerr, Waist gunner: John Husick, Waist gunner: Leon Bryant,Tail gunner: Tony Danucci (10 Returned to Duty), but crash landed hitting jeep and killing driver, Cpl Gillies. Badly damaged, declared salvage and taken to 2 SAD where front half joined 42-31229 and assigned 390BG. THE BAD EGG.

Last updated: 20. October 2018


B-17 41-24484 / The Bad Egg Details

B-17 #41-24484 'The Bad Egg' without bombgroup marking on tail. (Tirangle-A)

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Sheila Conlon Mentkowski
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