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Royal A Jackson

Military

21 October 1943 B17 #42-31029 on ferry flight from Prestwick to Chelveston, landing gear collapsed on runway.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-31029

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/9/43; Scott 7/10/43; Assigned 388BG Knettishall 9/10/43; re-ass 87ATS/27ATG Prestwick 20/10/43; u/c collapsed waiting taxi instructions at Prestwick for Chelveston 21/10/43 with Harry Oberholtzer, Co-pilot: Royal Jackson.rep;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 348

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