42-97197

crashed & burned on practice mission 4/8/44 w/Griffin 7 killed,plus 3 Army officers, one English. This after only 8 missions

Aircraft: B-17
Tail/Serial Number: 42-97197
Model: B-17G-45-BO
Delivery: Cheyenne-5/2/44
DateAssigned: Lucera-3/17/44

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


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