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KIS Plane #42-97082 'Mission Mistress' crashed due to engine failure at Mount Farm England
Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...
Part of 94th Bomb Group.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Presque is 12/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 16/3/44; 410BS; crashed on take off for Kaiserlauten 6/1/45 with Jack Collins, Navigator: Gordon Henry, tog-Clinton Hallman, Flight engineer/top turret...
Military site : airfield
The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...
|Died||6 January 1945|
|22 February 2020 22:55:03||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.
|21 May 2018 10:09:42||Lucy May||Changes to place associations|
Added Jack W Collins' name to the digital Roll of Honour in the American Air Museum at IWM Duxford, UK.
|27 September 2014 18:13:55||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Lingering Contrails of the Big Square A and Combat Chronology Supplements KIS Plane # 4297082 crashed due to engine failure at Mount Farm England