The Blakesley B-17

Delivered Cheyenne 12/9/43;

Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-W] Snetterton 29/9/43; while on a training mission damaged in mid air coll with 43-37684 (96BG) 11/10/44, with Nick Jorgenson, Co-pilot: Dave Fritsch, Navigator: Ralph Harrison, Bombardier: Tom Hooper, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Edwin Frogner, Radio Operator: Paul Worthington, Ball turret gunner: Howard Raab (7 Killed in Service); fuselage broke in half and crashed Woodend, near Towcester, Nthnts UK. Salvaged 11/10/44. STINGY. (named by M/Gen Fred Anderson, CO of 8thBC, for his son).