Boeing B-17G airplane tail number 297166




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Front starboard side detail view of a damaged power plant and propeller of a Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress airplane, tail number 297166, of the 96th Bomb Group Heavy of the 3rd Air Division on March 30, 1944. Captions of the front the image read: "562-(44) WPU-3-30-44-Biggin-Hill-Battle-Damage-B-17G 42-97166. FA-FSAD." Captions on the back of the image read: "No. 3 engine received direct hit from enemy shell. No. 3 firewall and upper right nacelle longeron distorted. Various flak damage." Image displayed (72 dpi JPEG), Master image (600 dpi TIFF).


World War, 1939-1945, United States Army Air Forces, Aircraft Accidents Military, USAAF Station 595, Honington, England, World War, 1939-1945 Aerial operations, American., Boeing airplanes, Boeing bombers, B-17 bomber., United States. Air Force. Air Force, 8th, United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Division, 3rd, United States. Army Air Forces. Bombardment Group (H), 96th


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