IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
A side view of a B-17G Flying Fortress (2G-C, serial number 43-37068) of the 836th Bomb Squadron, 487th Bomb Group that crash-landed at St. Margaret's. Official caption on image: "ISAD - 5627 - 2 - Crash Landing - B-17G - 43-37068 - St. Margaret's - R.Z."
The 487th Bomb Group began operations as preparations for D-Day were reaching their crescendo and played their part by bombing airfields in northern France. Like the 486th Bomb Group, the 487th switched to B-17 Flying Fortress for missions from 1...