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Nose art of B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-24484) nicknamed "Bad Egg" of the 570th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group.



  • 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...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-24484 Bad Egg

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley,...


Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 08:58:12 Emily Changes to collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

Associated groups and aircraft, and added caption

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2020 23:16:56 Del Banks Created entry with collection and caption

My father, Norman P. Banks was a crew member aboard the Bad Egg, this photo is from his collection.