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42-3327 Tet-T-Mote flown by Royal Flush crew #13 Group Mission 025 to Durien Germany



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-3327 Tet T'Mote

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/5/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-T] Framlingham 18/7/43; landing accident at base 21/10/43 with Bill Royal, Co-pilot: Jim Oyer, Navigator: Bob Saunders, Bombardier: Bob Waites, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Mearl...


  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...


Date Contributor Update
18 July 2016 03:31:29 466thHistorian Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 14:36:05 Bruce Houck Created entry with caption