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B-17 42-31545 'Bad Time Inc' after its forced landing.

L-R: Pat Fusci, Unk, Bryant, Elduff, Meeuwsen, Clausen

Connections

People

  • Reed Bryant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator; Bombardier

  • Ras Clausen

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Jim Elduff crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Elduff

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Served in Korean War.

  • Patrick Fusci

    Military | Master Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Plane was called 'Bad Time Inc.' Commanding Officer told us to name it 'Bad Time' as we seemed to irritate him at times. I came up with the 'Inc' part after a mob in Brooklyn - 'Murder Inc', the crew said "great", so 'Bad Time Inc' was our plane's name...

  • Norbert Meeuwsen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer
    Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Jim Elduff crew. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-31545 'Bad Time Inc.'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/11/43; Boise 23/11/43; Wendover 7/12/43; Grenier 20/1/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [F] Glatton 26/1/44; force landed practice mission with Jim Elduff, Co-pilot: Delbert Lawson, Navigator: Reed Bryant, Bombardier: Ras Clausen, Flight...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 February 2020 20:55:20 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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