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Flying Fortress B-17G 42-102450 'Paisano' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF. Involved in Mid Air collision with 42-97376 with the loss of all crew.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W. G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...


Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:30:44 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:22:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations