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Crash site of B-17 " 42-107191", seen as of December 2016.
Impact crater is the depression in the ground seen below hedgeline, slightly left of centre. Lude Farm is just over hedgeline at top right of picture.
View taken looking South-southwest.

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Aircraft

  • 42-107191 “Peggy”

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 29/9/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 600BS/398BG [N8-K] AAF-131 Nuthampstead 9/4/44; while on practice mission 4/5/44 with Lt K. Elwood collided in mid-air with 42-102467, but ret to base, vertical fin was damaged. ...

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Date Contributor Update
24 February 2019 08:34:22 DHardie Changes to caption
Sources

Cited airframe buzz number from official USAAC crash report from 1944.
Photograph caption description altered.

Date Contributor Update
15 August 2018 02:40:20 Mdala Changes to caption and person associations
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Caption Modified with corrected air frame # of Tomahawk Warrior that crashed at Lude Farm in Penn Buckinghamshire 12th August 1944

Date Contributor Update
03 February 2017 15:47:32 DHardie Created entry with caption
Sources

Photograph taken by D Hardie , December 2016.

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