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B-17G-50-DL #44-6398 "Bucket Bunny"
463rd BG - 15th AF

Connections

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 463rd Bomb Group

    463rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 463rd BG entered combat on March 30, 1944. The target was the airdrome at Imoski, Yugoslavia. Thirty-nine planes dropped 117 tons of bombs from 20,000 feet. Although slight flak was encountered, all planes returned safely. The group flew a...

Aircraft

  • 44-6398 Bucket Bunny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 25/7/44; Grenier 8/8/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG Celone 16/8/44; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 28/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 18/12/45. BUCKET BUNNY.

Locations

  • Celone

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2016 02:16:59 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_16.html

Date Contributor Update
14 November 2016 02:16:58 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_16.html

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