384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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43-38501 "SWEET CHARIOT"

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B17G 43-38501, code BK-C, "Sweet Chariot" 546th BS was the last aircraft to be lost in combat, shot down on the mission to the Pilsen/Skoda factory and Pilsen airfield. Hit by flak, pilot LT Andrew G. Lovett performed an energency landing at Pisaruv Vesec village, district Tachov on April 25, 1945, and survived the mission with all the crew.

An exact copy of this photo was on the original site (old pages).
Photo courtesy of Rainer Kliemann.

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