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B-17G-35-DL #42-107037 no name Code: H
466th BG - 730th BS
Crash landed at Caister-on-Sea (Nova Scotia Farm) - 9 April 1944 with the Bill McKenzie Crew

Connections

Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 730th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107037

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Dow Fd 16/3/44; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 13/3/44; transferred 452BG Deopham Green [ -H] 14/3/44; suffered battle damaged and crash landed near Caister, Norfolk, with McKenzie; Salvaged 11/4/44.

Missions

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2019 08:10:33 terveurn Changes to caption and mission associations
Sources

From Load-outs

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2015 03:16:06 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Chris Brassfield

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