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B17 42-31043, landing gear collapsed on return to base

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Units

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

Aircraft

  • 42-31043 Hells Belle / Elsie Mae

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/9/43; Assigned 381BG Ridgewell 19/10/43; transferred 526BS/379BG [LF-L] Kimbolton 3/3/44. Originally nicknamed "Hells Belle", before changing to "Elsie Mae" ...

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Date Contributor Update
05 November 2019 08:43:56 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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