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42-107081

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 15/2/44; Hunter 3/3/44; Morrison 19/3/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Sterparone 18/4/44; one of two squadron aircraft (the other 42-32043) used on SOE missions to Czechoslovakia, with supplies to Resistance, and returning with US evadees; Salvaged 6/12/44 after ground looping at Sterparone with Dave Rice. CRAZY HOUSE.

Service

Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Isham Teasley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 483rd Bomb Group
    Assigned 815BS, 483BG, 15AF USAAF. Crashed on takeoff in B-17G 44-6184 for St Tropez mission 15-Aug-44 Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: PH.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 May 2017 19:17:58 jaharwar356 Changes to production block number, manufacturer and nicknames
Sources

B-17 block & serial numbers available online

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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