History of the
B-17 #42-3520

Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Geiger 3/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Y] Thurleigh 16/9/43; after t/o for Bremen u/c would not retract correctly, nor lower, so a wheels up landing was made at Lt Staughton 29/11/43; with John Gassler, Co-pilot: C.R. Thompson. Navigator: W.T. Hughes, Bombardier: Dan Lopgan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: A.S. Cieri, Radio Operator: D.Mills, Ball turret gunner: D.E. Gallagher, Waist gunner: B.S.Mings, Waist gunner: T.V. Lewroski,Tail gunner: R.W.Grothe (10 Returned to Duty), Salvaged.

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