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Part of the wreckage of B-17 42-31243 on Sandwich Flats, Sandwich Bay in Kent, England. The crew had to ditch the aircraft when it ran out of fuel on 1 December 1943. All of the crew were rescued and taken to RAF Manston.

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Aircraft

  • 42-31243

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/10/43; Gr Island 19/10/43; Wilmington 27/10/43; ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 August 2016 15:52:04 Lucy May Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Sent through to the museum by the photographer Tony Ovenden.

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