43-38317 Flak Evader

Object Number - UPL 17971 - B-17G-85-BO #43-38317 "Flak Evader" Code: BG-K 95th BG - 334th BS photographed at Willow Run in the summer of 1945.

Delivered Cheyenne 20/7/44; Hunter 2/8/44; Kearney 20/9/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-K] Horham 12/8/44; with J.H. Corbin force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44; 89m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Ypsilanti 23/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 25/11/45. FLAK EVADER.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-928502
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37554022
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36688087
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16082488
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33070682 / O-2026730
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Cheyenne, WY, USA 1944-07-20

Assigned

Horham, Eye, Suffolk IP21, UK 1944-08-12 Assigned to 95th BG - 328th BS

Crashed

Framlingham, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP13, UK 1944-12-25 Force landed Framlingham AFB 25/12/44. Pilot Lt J H Corbin.

Other

Returned US

Bradley, IL, USA 1945-06-21 Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45.

Crashed

Horham, Eye, Suffolk IP21, UK 1945-05-29 Taxiing accident Horham (Sta 119) pilot Lt Paul F Crider Jr, 29-5-45.

Revisions

Date28 Jun 2020 23:00:31
Contributorjmchristel
Sources

added quotes around aircraft nickname

Date6 Oct 2015 01:58:21
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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