B-17G-55-BO 42-102651

710th SQ — N


Photo July 12, 1944 at Dubendorf, Switz.


Forced landing at Dubendorf on July 11, 1944. Aircraft and crew interned; subsequently scrapped at Walnut Ridge in 1946.




Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/5/44; Missing in Action Munich 11/7/44 with Herb Altman, Co-pilot: Leebert McFarland, Navigator: Frank Hocking, Bombardier: Jim Davidson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Rex Jones, Radio Operator: Bill Simington, Ball turret gunner: John Dow, Waist gunner: Malcolm Chapman, Waist gunner: Chas Aldridge, Tail gunner: Clarry Jost (10 INT); flak KO’d #3, prop feathered force landed Dubendorf, Switz; Missing Air Crew Report 6937. Returned to the USA 1377 BU Grenier 24/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 21/12/45. PICCADILLY ANN II.




710SQ; MIA Munich 7/11/44 w/Altman; flak, f/l Dubendorf, Switz; 10INT; RetUS 10/24/45; RFC Walnut Ridge 12/21/45; see Aircraft Gallery 3


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