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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Dow Fd 24/4/44; Assigned 364BS/305BG Chelveston 22/5/44; Missing in Action Metz 9/11/44 with ?; Missing Air Crew Report 11653.

Service

Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW) English Channel 9 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 11653 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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