42-107117 PANDORA’S BOX

B-17G-35-DL 42-107117

710th SQ — O

Dick Nelms’s crew in front of 42-107117 Pandora’s Box

 

Photo dated Feb. 22, 1945. Note the deformed aluminum skin and melted waist window from the heat of the gasoline fire several hundred feet away.

Damaged in the explosion and fire at Rattlesden on February 21, 1945; written off and salvaged.

 

 


Assgn 398BG; tran 710SQ 2/3/45; hit be debris from other a/c on non-op flt 2/21/45; sal; see Aircraft Gallery 3