B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97468 / Tujunga III

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History of
B-17 42-97468 / Tujunga III

Delivered Cheyenne 24/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned: 750BS/457BG [N] Glatton 27/1/44; battle damage Augsburg 25/2/44 Pilot: Bob Lane, rest ‘, Waist Gunner: Winfred Kincaid; flak hit on #3, needed salvo of loose equipment to get back to RAF base on South Coast, but crash-landed France. Salvaged. 10/8/44. TUJUNGA III.

Last updated: 23. February 2021


B-17 42-97468 / Tujunga III Details

On 25 February 1944 the B-17 #42-97468 / Tujunga III was damaged in action and Lt. Robert D. Lane made a crash landing.

According to Osborne’s Master Log, the #42-97468 / Tujunga III crash-landed on 11 August 1944 in occupied France on a mission Brest, France. However, the #42-97468 was nowhere mentioned in the mission report for that day.

Only Lt. Ross made a crash landing in France on August 11, 1944. However in the B-17 #42-38073 and not Tujunga III

42-97468 – Noseart


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