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My dear pal Frank was 91 when this was made at the First Baptist Church in Cedartown. About a year before Frank died the family took away his car keys. Frank was not upset as he knew old age was taking hold. One day I was taking him to a church function and I asked him if he thought he could still take a B-17 off? He said he belived he could, but he would have to have some help making the landing!
I believe he could!



  • Frank Casey

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Flew on B-17G #43-38044 'Piccadilly Lilley'. ...


  • 43-38044 Piccadilly Lilley

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/6/44; Kearney 29/6/44; Dow Fd 13/7/44; Assigned 323BS/91BG [OR-L] Bassingbourn 13/7/44; transferred 837BS/487BG [4F-D] Lavenham 14/7/44; Missing in Action Chemnitz 6/2/45 with Cecil Parker, Tom Floyd, Leroy Enders, Floyd Pointon,...


Date Contributor Update
07 October 2014 21:24:03 Georgia Created entrycaption