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379th BG LF Y 42-5827
Lakanuki
Crash landing

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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

  • 42-5827 Lakanuki

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 1/3/43; Sioux City 16/3/43; Kearney 9/4/43; Dow Fd 21/4/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG Kimbolton 20/5/43; 526BS [LF-Y]; on mission to Le Bourget 16/8/43 Navigator: Harry Bailey Killed in Actionwhen he fell out of ship after escape hatch...

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Date Contributor Update
10 February 2020 20:51:22 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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