B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-9021 / The Big Bitch aka Hangar Queen

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B-17 41-9021 / The Big Bitch aka Hangar Queen

Assigned: 414BS/97BG 3/42 THE BIG BITCH; Transferred: 390BG Framlingham 27/6/42 HANGAR QUEEN; 327BS/92BG Bovingdon 24/8/42; AFSC 9/10/42; on first 8AF mission 17/8/42 Pilot: Capt Frank Ward, Navigator: John Segrest (wia), Bob Smith (wia), Waist Gunner: Hubert Crowell, Tail Gunner: John Bungard (2KIA); 390BG Framlingham 8/43 as t/t & hack; WO 31/5/45.

Last updated: 21. June 2020


B-17 41-9021 / The Big Bitch aka Hangar Queen Details

Part of strike force on VIII Bomber Command Mission #1 on 17 August 1942.

Left to right: Private Asser Llomaki of Mason, New Hampshire; Staff Sergeant D.E. Horton of Painted Post, New York; Staff Sergeant C.L. Hoopman of Ionia, Michagan working on the tail of a B-17 Flying Fortress at a replacement center somewhere in England. The bomber was damaged in raids over occupied France and Germany

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