B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102509 / The Liberty Run

B-17 #42-102509 / The Liberty Runzoom_in

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  • RCL: LL-A

MACR: 7274


History of
B-17 42-102509 / The Liberty Run

Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-A] Bassingbourn 22/4/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 20/7/44 with Art Hultin, Co-pilot: Capt Bill Martin, Navigator: Bob Hart, Bombardier: Maurice Bonomo, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Woodrow Roberts, Radio Operator: Homer Dumont, Ball turret gunner: Bob Meyers, obs-Capt Art Koscinsli, Waist gunner: Frank Franklin,Tail gunner: John Paget (10 Prisoner of War); flak set ship abaze, crashed Laudenbach, S of Aschaffenberg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7274. THE LIBERTY RUN.

Last updated: 8. October 2020


B-17 42-102509 / The Liberty Run Details

The photo shows the B-17 #42-102509 / The Liberty Run with pilot Lt. William T. Hanna at the controls. It is believe, that the date of the photo is D-Day, 06 June 1944.

Lt. William T. Hanna’s Crew

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