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43-38593 unknown name LOST 2-6-45 with 493BG

B-17G-90-BO

 

August 22, 1944 Delivered to Cheyenne

September 2, 1944 to Lincoln

September 7, 1944 to Grenier

September 8, 1944 Assigned to the 861st Squadron, 493rd BG, Debach

 

Listed in Helton's Hellcats

As with 493BG, 861st Squadron as B/S

 

Mission #96 December 4, 1944 43-38593 B/R 391BS Hanson  (plane from the 493BG)

 

                       February 6, 1945 battle damaged on mission to Chemnitz. Force landed at Oppeln, Germany. MACR 12235

 

February 21, 1945 Salvaged.