Skip to main content

42-29752 after stabilizer accidently shot off

Connections

Units

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

People

  • Norville Gorse

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot
    B-17 #42-29752 ditched into North Sea 13 May 1943. Gorse and pilot Rogers made a valiant effort to control the plane. Returned to base. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-29752

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/43; Walker 26/2/43; Salinas 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 17/4/43; on assembly crashed in The Wash en route St Omer when controls were damaged and stabilizer shot off accidentally by own waist...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2015 22:06:52 Pete Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

Date Contributor Update
30 November 2015 22:04:05 Pete Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

Share