Killed in Action (KIA). The tail assembly of the aircraft hit a tree and caused to aircraft to crash. The pilot was flying too low, and unable to clear tree. They crashed at Elmtree Farm, Grundisburgh, Suffolk, England, Market Park Field.
Pilot, 1st Lt. Jack C. Fleck
Units served with
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 13/11/43; Gt Falls 15/11/43; Denver 22/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Presque Is 25/12/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-H] Framlingham 2/1/44; suffered n/battle damaged hitting tree at Grundisburgh Hall, Sfk, being slow timed on 2/6/44, with...
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||2 June 1944