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Crash crew watch B-17 42-5734 'Seymour Angel' UX-D 327BS, 92BG, 8AF taxi out.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5734 'Seymour Angel', 'The Red Balloon', 'Old Ironsides'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    (YB-40) Delivered Tulsa 29/10/42; Biggs 15/3/43; Presque Is 6/5/43; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-D] Alconbury SEYMOUR ANGEL 14/5/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-R] Bassingbourn RED BALLOON 16/7/43; Returned to the USA Eglin 4/9/44; Yuma 4/5/45;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 March 2019 20:39:22 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Crop - FRE757 - https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/201

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