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B17 42-30230 "Homesick Angel" 388th Bomb Group crash-landed a mile E of Stanton, near Hepworth

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Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

Aircraft

  • 42-30230 Homesick Angel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Sioux City 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 11/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; following Regensburg shuttle mission suffered battle damaged over Bordeaux on return trip to base 24/8/43, with Lloyd...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2019 10:25:16 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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