Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Non-preferred terms: Aeronautical accidents; Aeronautics--Accidents; Aeronautics, Commercial--Accidents; Airline crashes; Airplane accidents; Airplane collisions; Airplane crashes; Airplanes--Accidents; Aviation accidents; Collisions, Aircraft; Crashes, Airplane; Plane crashes http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85001323.html
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Contents of the Collection The Donald T. Hayes World War II Collection includes items accumulated by Sgt. Donald T. Hayes of the 452nd Bomb Group, ball turret gunner of the B-17 Flying Fortress "Tangerine." The collection includes Air Medal citations, a 452nd Bomb Group Lucky Bastard Club certificate and a "magnetic" style photo album with 113 black-and-white photos. The photographs are snapshots that feature Hayes, his fellow crewmembers, B-17 bombers in flight, life on base, several images of the "Tangerine" following...
Collection — Folder 1
Contents of the Collection The collection consists of an incident report and photographs of a B-17G crew, 490th Bomber Group, 850th Squadron, based in Eye, East Anglia, England with its aircraft that was damaged by enemy fire during a bombing mission on March 9, 1945. The two-page report by B-17 pilot Robert Mason describes that the crew came under flak fire en route to their bombing target: railroad yards in Frankfurt, Germany. A shell passed through the No. 2 engine in the left wing without exploding. After...