B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6816

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452nd Bomb Group


  • RCL: KY-B, F (452 BG)

History of
B-17 44-6816

Delivered Hunter 18/11/44; Dow Fd 28/11/44; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-B] Chelveston 1/12/44; transferred 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 2/12/44; caught in propwash of another aircraft on assembly for Hamburg with Willis Du Mond, Co-pilot: Carl Jones, Bombardier: Ernie Matthews, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dan Cursons, Radio Operator: Carl Hartman, Ball turret gunner: Roy Frost (6 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Dan O’Connor, Waist gunner: ? ,Tail gunner: John Stewart (3 Returned to Duty), crash landed Hilgay, five miles N of Littleport, UK, 30/3/45; Salvaged 24/4/45.

Last updated: 17. October 2019


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