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B-17F serial 41-24484 "Bad Egg" of the 401st Bomb Squadron, 91st BG.

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Two cameramen film a B-17 Flying Fortress (LL-C, serial number 14-24484) of the 91st Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

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,...

Locations

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
15 October 2014 18:48:59 Gerry Asher Changes to place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

RAGGED IRREGULARS OF BASSINGBOURN by Marion Havelaar & William N. Hess.

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2014 02:05:44 Gerry Asher Changes to caption
Sources

RAGGED IRREGULARS OF BASSINGBOURN by Marion Havelaar & William Hess.

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2014 01:55:40 Gerry Asher Changes to caption
Sources

RAGGED IRREGULARS OF BASSINGBOURN by Marion Havelaar & William Hess.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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