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An A-20 Havoc of the 410th Bomb Group overflies a B-17 Fortress of the 381st Bomb Group over the Essex countryside, England, United Kingdom, Apr-Sep 1944

Caption   An A-20 Havoc of the 410th Bomb Group overflies a B-17 Fortress of the 381st Bomb Group over the Essex countryside, England, United Kingdom, Apr-Sep 1944 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives via D. Sheley
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B-17 Flying Fortress   Main article  Photos  Maps  
A-20 Havoc   Main article  Photos  
Photos at Same Place Essex, England, United Kingdom
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 13 Jan 2013

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Jing Zhou says:
7 May 2017 02:23:14 AM

The B-17 is: "Tomahawk Warrior" (MS-X) Boeing B-17G-45-BO Flying Fortress s/n 42-97267 535th BS, 381st BG, 8th AF It was destroyed after a practice mission on 26 April 1945. Lt. Albert J. Cotea (O-415980) and crew were coming in for a landing with the right wingtip ablaze. Cotea taxied the plane off the runway and onto the perimeter track, where the crew quickly abandoned her. After burning for 15 minutes the bomb load of 20 250-pound bombs, loaded for a possible mission that day, exploded. The explosion blew a 40' x 20' x 18" deep hole in the paved perimeter track. There were no casualties.

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