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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.

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Duncan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) near Schoenbeck in B-17 'Paisano' #42102450

  • Robert Duncan

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot

Aircraft

  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    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...

  • 42-97376 'Aunt Callie's Baby' 'She Fox' 'Lucky Lady'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Kearney 10/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-J] Horham 7/4/44 AUNT CALLIE'S BABY; on 5/9/44 with A.P. Salvia, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J.S. Wood [wia]; detailed Merseburg 28/9/44 with J.C. Walter, (8...

Missions

  • 861

    3 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:32:33 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
13 December 2015 15:20:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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