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41-24451

B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 401BS/91BG Bangor 29/8/42; en route from Gander, Nfd, to Bassingbourn with John McClean, Co-pilot: Capt Dale Lasselle, Navigator: Bob Allen, Bombardier: Leon Koebel, passengers Capt George Wassell {doc}, Bob Vaughan, John Gibson, Justin Hamblin (8 Killed in Service); Norman Wickes, Leon Harrison {both seriously inj- Returned to Duty); poor weather or hit object in flight, crashed Mt Slieveanrro, Cushendall, Co. Antrim, NI. 3/10/42.

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People

  • Robert Allen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    2nd Lieutenant Robert N. Allen was born on January 5, 1918, the son of Ola DeLong Allen. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Allen. His hometown was Latham, New York. ...

Places

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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