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42-31229

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/10/43; Gr Island 26/10/43; Romulus 1/11/43; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-S] Framlingham 11/11/43; (56m) Missing in Action Dusseldorf 9/9/44, caught fire from explosion of 42-97871; flew two hours on one engine with Pete Hartnett, Co-pilot: John Warner, Navigator: Bill Abraham, Bombardier: Hyman Mozner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John O’Connor, Radio Operator: Julius Shapiro, Ball turret gunner: Jim Cole, Waist gunner: Fred Kaiser,Tail gunner: Clarry Parker. (9 Returned to Duty); force landed on continental A/Fd A-22, France; salvaged and repaired by modifying to F model by 458 St/Sqd, 14/11/44. BAD EGG.

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Aircraft

  • 41-24484 'The Bad Egg'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-C] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 1/10/42; on return from Cognac 43+m 31/12/43, diverted through weather to Gt Dunmow, Andrews Field, then Hunsdon Afd, with Hilary Evers, Co-pilot: Paul McDuffee, Navigator: Frank Keneley,...

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Units

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Stump

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Spine Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters after leaving the formation due to engine problems and crashed SW of Sedan, Germany on a mission to Regensburg, Germany on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-37880 'Liberty Belle'. Killed in Action.. Crew Number 42

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2019 11:44:21 phil marchese Changes to media associations
Sources

AAMimage is a repainting and modification of 41-24484 ex-91st BG.

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 17:43:25 Eggbomb Changes to media associations
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Documents of Hyman L. Mozner

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 17:00:22 Eggbomb Changes to description
Sources

From 390th Bomb Group interactive library

Date Contributor Update
04 July 2015 05:28:49 patrick.harris Changes to nicknames and unit associations
Sources

From 390th Bomb Group interactive library

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:37 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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