B-17G " Lassie Come Home " 42-39943 612th
7 May 1944 Mission # 64 Target: Berlin
7 May 1944 , 05:30 engines are on.
39 aircraft were airborne by 07:02 , mission #64 , target today is Friederichstrasse Underground Station in Berlin.
This was one of the Group's less successful missions.
The 401st lost one aircraft and crew, that piloted by Lt. Browning O. Grimmet (42-39943), which was hit by flak.
Missing Air Crew Report : 4587
1. Organization : AAF Sta 128.
George F. Bingham 1st Lt 0-679033 612 th
- A/C dropped down and back from its position in the lead box so that is was to the left of the low box,
which was flying to the right of the high box.
A/C feathered # 2 engine.
Witness did not see smoke or any other sign of distress.
Mission to Berlin, germany, Crashed near Langlingen, Germany
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