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The Hilary Evers crew under their aircraft "Bad Egg"
Hilary Evers on the jeep. Next person to him is Wilfred P Conlon

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People

  • Wilfred Conlon

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 21 February 1944 in B-17 42-3073 'Lightning Strikes'. As a prisoner of war he was held at Stalag Luft 1 for fifteen months. ...

  • Hilary Evers

    Military | Major | Pilot
    42-43 and 44-45 served 2 tours. 31 December 1943 returned from mission to Bordeaux in B-17 A/C #41-24484 'The Bad Egg'. Because of the severe damage to the plane, as it touched down on the runway, it ploughed into the jeep. 10 RTD

Aircraft

  • 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,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2021 16:27:22 RayWells Changes to aircraft associations
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Updated connection

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2021 16:20:36 RayWells Created entry with caption and person associations
Sources

Photograph from the daughter of Wilfred Conlon. Sheila Conlon Mentkowski

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