We found 21985 aircraft

  1. 41-24472

    41-24472

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24472 was assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 19-August-1942; Thurleigh 2-October-1942. The aircraft was shot down 8-Nov-42 by enemy fighters and AA fire while on a mission to bomb the Actlier d' Hellemmes locomotive factory at Lille, France. The...

  2. 41-24473

    41-24473

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 92BG Bangor 2/8/42; 414BS/97BG Polebrook 24/8/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; De Pienn 15/8/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44. Salvaged 1/8/45. KISS-ME...

  3. 41-24474

    41-24474 Floozy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 17-Sep-42. Damaged by anti-aircraft fire over St. Nazaire, France while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. The aircraft was then attacked by German FW-190 fighters over...

  4. 41-24475

    41-24475

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; Salvaged 5/12/43. OLD FAITHFUL.

  5. 41-24476

    41-24476

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-D] Westover 16/8/42; 423BS Thurleigh 13/10/42; slight mid-air collision on training flight with Ralph Jones, coll with 42-5251 with Capt John Regan 1/3/43, both limped back to base with slight cuts & bruises, ‘476 with wheels...

  6. 41-24477

    41-24477 Joan of Arc

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-H] Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 25/8/42 as JOAN OF ARC; transferred 340BS/97BG Biskra 20/1/43; Missing in Action Tunis 1/2/43 with Bob Coulter, Co-pilot: Wikle, Navigator: Blair, Bombardier: Birk, Flight engineer/top turret...

  7. 41-24478

    41-24478

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B17F 41-24478 assigned 369BS/306BG Westover 19-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 23-Nov-42 while on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. Flak and German fighters KO’d engines #1 & #2 and 10ft off end of left wing....

  8. 41-24479

    41-24479 Sad Sack

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24479 "Sad Sack" Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] 2-September-1942; Bassingbourn 29-September-1942; Missing in Action 23-November-1942 on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. This was the 4th mission for this crew. Last seen with ...

  9. 41-2448

    41-2448

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 8/12/41; Assigned 74BS/6BG Guatemala 27/12/41; Guatemala 12/4/42; with G.H. Blasé force landed base 27/11/42; Returned to the USA Tinker 8/7/44; Written off 9/2/45. (?Destroyed by strafing at Broome, Aus, just after Java evacuation...

  10. 41-24480

    41-24480 'The Bad Penny'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-B] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; 322BS [LG-A] 5/43 16+m; taken off operations and transferred 403 AD 2/7/43; 8AF HQ Sqd 15/8/43 for VIP duties. Salvaged 19/10/44. Used as camera ship to film Major William Wilder's...

  11. 41-24481

    41-24481 Hell's Angels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; Missing in Action 10+m Kiel 14/5/43 with Bill Broley, Co-pilot: Albert Davies, Navigator: Armando Ambalagi, Bombardier: Joe Darmiento, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Clyne, Radio...

  12. 41-24482

    41-24482

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-S] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; on 4th mission to St Nazaire 27/2/43 with Don Bader and crew OK, but ship badly damaged and salvaged. (crews claimed 6 enemy aircraft). HEAVYWEIGHT ANNIHILATORS.

  13. 41-24483

    41-24483 Spirit of Alcohol

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-U] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; Missing in Action Kiel 19/5/43 with Edwin Baxley, Co-pilot: Jim Breeden, Navigator: Jim Fulmer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jarvis Hall (4 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Art Poston,...

  14. 41-24484

    41-24484 'The Bad Egg'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley,...

  15. 41-24485

    41-24485 Memphis Belle

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 324th Bomb Squadron/91st Bomb Group [DF-A], Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/10/42; one of first in group to complete 25 missions; Returned to the USA Columbia 25/6/43 for nationwide war bond tour; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  16. 41-24486

    41-24486 Man O' War

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24486 'Man O' War' assigned 306BG/367BS Westover 17-August-42; Thurleigh 13-October-1942; Missing in Action on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. 9-Nov-1942. Hit by flak KO’d #2, with two others damaged, crashed into the...

  17. 41-24487

    41-24487 'Eager Beaver'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Q] Westover 25/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; AFSC 1/5/44; was longest serving B-17F in 8th BC; Returned to the USA Tinker 28/7/44; to Williamsport Technical Institute, Patterson Fd, Penn.; 20/6/45 for aeronautical programme, the...

  18. 41-24488

    41-24488

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-F] Westover 30/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; (tran 367BS [GY-F]); Missing in Action Bremen 17/4/43 with Capt Bill Casey, Co-pilot: Ed O’Brien, Navigator: Bill Owens, Bombardier: Jim McCracken, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

  19. 41-24489

    41-24489 Terry and the Pirates

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24489 'Terry and the Pirates' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft and crashed near...

  20. 41-2449

    41-2449

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 17/12/41; MacDill 7/1/42; Assigned 7BG Java, 19BG Hickam; cat E by strafing at Broome, Aus 3/3/42; Written off 30/10/44.

  21. 41-24490

    41-24490 Jack The Ripper

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; JACK THE RIPPER....

  22. 41-24491

    41-24491

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15-August-1942; Thurleigh 13-Oct-1942. Missing in Action on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France 9-November-1942. 6KIA 3POW 1EVD. MACR 6012....

  23. 41-24492

    41-24492

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 5/9/42; crash landed Cowbit, near Spalding, Lincs., UK on training flight 2/10/42, with Lt Bill Ely, Co-pilot: Edwin Patterson, Navigator: Bill Huhlman, Bombardier: Bob Cameron, Flight engineer/top...

  24. 41-24493

    41-24493

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; with T.A. Jankowski force landed base, possibly damaging to other aircraft 41-24470 & 41-24494 26/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; transferred to SBA trainer 11/4/43; Returned to the USA Seattle 2/6/44; Wright 27/6/44;...

  25. 41-24494

    41-24494

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to 306BG/367BS at Westover 16-Aug-1942; Thurleigh 13-October-1942. 9-Nov-42 despatched on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France it was damaged by flak. Upon return it landed at Portreath, over-ran the runway, overran a dirt...

  26. 41-24495

    41-24495 Rose O' Day

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24495 'Rose O' Day' was assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 17-Aug-42; Thurleigh 13-Oct-42; Missing in Action 20-Dec- 42 while on a mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Creil, France...

  27. 41-24496

    41-24496 Chennault's Pappy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24496 'Chennault's Pappy' Delivered Great Falls, Montana, force landed Nashville, Tennessee with Jim Dale; repaired & assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15-Aug-42; Thurleigh 8-Sep-42. ...

  28. 41-24497

    41-24497 Possibly 'Mizpah II' on one side, 'Frisco Jinny' on the other

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered ? ?; with Jim Dale force landed Berry Fd, Nashville, TN 15/8/42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-P] Westover 16/8/42; Bassingbourn 30/9/42; Missing in Action on the aircraft's 26th mission, to Stuttgart on 6 September 1943 with Pilot William R. Cox;...

  29. 41-24498

    41-24498

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 23-Aug-42; Thurleigh 30-Oct42; Missing in Action 13-Jan-43 on a mission to bomb the railroad factories of Atclier D' Hellemmes at Lille, France. Aircraft sustained a mid-air collision with B-17F 41-24471 "Four of a...

  30. 41-24499

    41-24499 Fury

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24999 'Fury' was assigned 91BG/322BS [LG-P]at Bangor 2-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 29-Sep-42; 3m Despatched 18-Nov-42 to bomb the U-Boat pens at La Pallice, France. Upon return the aircraft sustained a mid-air collision with B-17F 41-24453 (91BG) ...

  31. 41-2450

    41-2450

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Sacramento 17/11/41; MacDill 5/1/42; Project X 18/1/42; Assigned 3BS/6BG Panama 4/3/42; Guatemala 15/4/42; Albrook, CZ 1/11/42; take off accident (from APO 841) 27/5/53 with Bob Charles at (APO 839) Talara, Peru; Written off ??.

  32. 41-24500

    41-24500 Annie Freeze

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Ogden 7/8/42; force landed Billings, MT 27/4/42 with Henry Blomquist; Scott 15/10/42; Presque Is 19/2/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-Y] Ridgewell, Ex. 27/5/43 ANNIE FREEZE; ...

  33. 41-24501

    41-24501

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24501 assigned 368BS/306BG [BO- ] Westover 28-Aug-42; Thurleigh 2-Oct-42; Missing in Action St Nazaire 3-Jan-43, hit by flak, lost two engines, crashed near Le Croisic, France. 4KIA 6POW MACR 15627....

  34. 41-24502

    41-24502

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 358BS/303BG Westover 27/8/42; transferred 368BS/306BG [BO-V/E] Thurleigh 26/9/42; sustained battle damaged Kassel 28/7/43, with Bill Dooley, Co-pilot: Roy Ranck, Navigator: J.Lervy, Bombardier: W. Swatt, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J...

  35. 41-24503

    41-24503 Pandora's Box

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24503 'Pandora's Box' assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-E] Bangor 30-August-42; Bassingbourn 29-September-42; Missing in Action 23-Nov-42 while flying as Group Lead on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St Nazaire, France. Enemy aircraft shot out #3,...

  36. 41-24504

    41-24504 Taurus; Sad Sack

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-D] Bangor 30/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; battle damaged Ludwigshafen 22/3/43 with Chas Cliburn, who brought her back to crash landed RAF Lt Horwood, (10 Returned to Duty); 42m Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 15/3/44; en route from...

  37. 41-24505

    41-24505

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-E] Bangor 30/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; {6m} St Nazaire 22/11/42 BD, in hangar for about a year, constantly raided for spares, before being restored to flying condition, and transferred AFSC end of 1943 as trainer; Returned to...

  38. 41-24506

    41-24506 The Shiftless Skonk

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B17-F 41-24506 'The Shiftless Skonk; was assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-G] Bangor 2-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 29-Sep-42; Despatched on 23-Nov-1942 to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. The Group was unable to bomb because of 10/10 cloud cover and headed...

  39. 41-24507

    41-24507 Yankee Raider

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 368BS/306BG [BO-G] Westover 25/8/42; Thurleigh 17/9/42; transferred SBA trainer 11/4/43; transferred to the 546th BS, squadron code BK-B, 384th BG, Station 106, Grafton Underwood 23/8/43; transferred to the 545th BS, squadron code JD-B;...

  40. 41-24508

    41-24508

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15/8/42; Thurleigh 5/9/42; force landed RAF Graveley, UK, 27/10/42 on practice flight with Ray Check, Co-pilot: Ralph Jones, Navigator: Milton Blanchett, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Francis Bowes, Radio Operator:...

  41. 41-24509

    41-24509 Miss Swoose

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 15-August-1942, B-17F 41-24509, 'Miss Swoose' was damaged by AA fire between the Initial Point (IP) and the target which resulted in a fire on #3 engine during mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France on 9...

  42. 41-2451

    41-2451

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 7BG Panama 17/12/41, with John Taylor force landed Rio Hato, CZ 27/12/41; with Scott crash landed south of Rio Hato, 1/6/42, when on re-supply mission to FEAF; Guatemala 7/7/42; with Dave Tyler force landed Alamagordo 6/10/42; Returned to the...

  43. 41-24510

    41-24510 Snoozy II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 367BS/306BG Westover 16-Aug-42; to Thurleigh 27-Sep-42; Missing in Action Lille 9-Oct-42 shot down by hptm Priller (III/JG26), crashed railway line Tournai, near Nechin (Menen), Belgium; (first aircraft loss of group) MACR 6706. SNOOZY II....

  44. 41-24511

    41-24511 Wheel 'N Deal

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-W] Westover 15/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-W] Bassingbourn 4/43; taxi accident with Bill Broley 16/4/43; Missing in Action Solingen 22+m 1/12/43 with John Wennerberg, Co-pilot: Bob Dickson, Navigator:...

  45. 41-24512

    41-24512 Rose O'Day

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-N] Bangor 1-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 29-Sep-42; Missing in Action (MIA) 7+m Hamm 4-Mar-43. Aircraft sustained repeated attacks by fighters and crashed into the North Sea just of the southern tip of Texel Island, Holland. The crew...

  46. 41-24513

    41-24513

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lowry 29/7/42; SAD 31/7/42; Hamilton 30/8/42; Assigned 403BS/43BG Mareeba, Aus 20/9/42; Iron Range, Aus 17/2/42; Written off 31/10/44.

  47. 41-24514

    41-24514

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F-20-BO 41-24514 was assigned to the 368BS/306BG [BO- ] AT Westover 24-Aug-42; Thurleigh 23-Sep-42; Missing in Action, Rennes 8-Mar-43. Aircraft was on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Renne, France when it was attacked and shot...

  48. 41-24514

    41-24514

    B-17 Flying Fortress

  49. 41-24515

    41-24515 Marie Jane, Jersey Bounce

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-H] Bangor 2-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 26-Sep-42; Missing in Action (KIA) 24+m Wilhelmshaven, Germany 21-May-43. Aircraft sustained damage from flak & enemy aircraft, crashed into the North Sea, 10KIA Missing Air Crew Report 3458 ...

  50. 41-24516

    41-24516 Meltin' Pot

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 368BS/306BG Westover 24-August-42; Gander, Nfd 6-September 1942, ditched Lough Foyle, N.I. near Magilligan Point, Londonderry, 6-September-1942 en route Prestwick, then Thurleigh. Down in shallow water, crew walked ashore (10RTD) Written off...