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43-37954

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 9/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 835BS/486BG [H8-K then C] Sudbury 8/7/44; 79m Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 10/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 6/2/46. GOIN' JESSIE.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron
  • 835th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Roy Frawley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2018 21:12:02 gfeindel Changes to person associations
Sources

486th web site, crew loading list. NOT listed by serial number in logbook of David Roper. However crew list shows he was the pilot on 9/12/44, mission 076 with 833rd bomb squadron.

Date Contributor Update
18 August 2018 21:10:26 gfeindel Changes to person associations
Sources

486th web site, crew loading list. NOT listed by serial number in logbook of David Roper. However crew list shows he was the pilot on 9/12/44, mission 076 with 833rd bomb squadron.

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 02:10:19 flyer17 Changes to nicknames
Sources

486th website

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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