Damaged wing of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" (A/C 42-97376) of the 95th Bomb Group at an 8th Air Force base, England, 3 March 1945.
Result of a mid air collision between this aircraft 42-97376 "Aunt Callie's Baby" aka "Lucky Lady" (95th BG 335th BS OE-H) with 42-102450 'Paisano' (95th BG 336th BS, Duncan crew, 9 kia) over Chemnitz.
NARA Ref 342-FH-3A05688-71433AC.
The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W. G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...