"Men beginning to clear away the wreckage of a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" of the 401st Bomb Group. The plane, taking off from an 8th Air Force base in England for a mission over Enemy-Occupied territory, was unable to lift its heavy bomb load and crashed into an unoccupied house near the village of Deenethorpe, England. 5-Dec-43."
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Long Beach 12/9/43; Scott 21/10/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-M] Deenethorpe 26/10/43; aircraft stalled & crashed on take off and exploded 5/12/43, with Walter Keith, Co-pilot: Wardlaw Hammond, Navigator: Carl Floto (inj), Bombardier: John...