Ditched English Channel on return from Lille 10/9/42 w/Swenson; crew saved, first such 8AF rescue. No MACR

Aircraft: B-17
Tail/Serial Number: 41-24362
Model: B-17F-1-BO
DateAssigned: 419BS/301BG Westover 8/6/42

Group and Squadrons(s) Assigned:
301 BG (419 SQ)

Plane Nose Art Names:

MACR: 419 A/C Details Crashed in English Channel, crew safe

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