B-17 in RAF service WW2, including Canadian crew members

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B-17 in RAF service WW2, including Canadian crew members

Post by Temujin » Thu Feb 04, 2021 4:38 pm

The 90 Squadron B-17 WP-D/AN 525 "D-DOG" shot down on 8 September 1941 may well have been the first Fortress to come down in Europe

Crew: F/O David A A Romans (RAF)- P/O Frank Gordon Hart (RAF)- Sgt. John Brown (RAF)- Sgt. Peter Barnard Corbett (RAF)- Sgt. Robert Henry Beattie(RAF)- Sgt. Walter George Honey(RAF)- Sgt. Henry Merrill (RCAF). Their aircraft was downed by Jakobi and Steinicke of 13./JG 77 flying Bf 109 T-2 fighters

More information and photo’s on links below

http://falkeeins.blogspot.com/2019/02/r ... eer-8.html
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_6.html
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/90_wwII.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._90_Squadron_RAF

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