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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 19/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-G] Sudbury 2/7/44; 61m battle damaged Leipzig 27/2/45 with ?; force landed Bernstadtgram, Ger; Salvaged 1/4/45. Missing Air Crew Report 12782. THE FERTILE TURTLE.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Roy Frawley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 27 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:35:24 flyer17 Changes to nicknames
Sources

486th website

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 12782 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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