B-17

Blue Skies: Horrific Images Captured Last Moments of USAAF Bombers

We’ve compiled a second photographic gallery of heart-wrenching images which capture the last moments before disaster of several United States Army Air Force bombers during World War II. You can find the first article here: Horrific Images Captured Last Moments of USAAF Bombers during WWII. All additional information, photographs of the aircraft and crew members …

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Ford B-24M 44-50838 blown in half by an Me 262, 4 April 1945

Horrific Images Captured Last Moments of USAAF Bombers during WWII

We’ve compiled a photographic gallery of heart-wrenching images which capture the last moments before disaster of several United States Army Air Force bombers during World War II. All additional information, photographs of the aircraft and crew members and other photographs of downed aircraft for a second article, are appreciated, feel free to contact us or …

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B-17 Nine-o-Nine - Ernest Mac McCauley

B-17 “Nine-o-Nine”: ATC Audio Released from Before and After Crash

LiveATC.com has publicized audio containing communications between the Air Traffic Control and B-17 “Nine-o-Nine” (N93012) prior to the crash. The audio reveals that the crew of B-17 “Nine-o-Nine” (identified as N93012 on the audio) asked for an immediate landing. Flight records from FlightAware show that 909 had flown about eight miles and reached an altitude …

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B-17 “Nine-o-Nine” Crash: Aftermath Video & Names Released

A B-Roll video has been released by NTSB (National Transportation Safety Board) investigators surveying the scene at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut after the crash of B-17 “Nine-o-Nine”. UPDATE: ATC AUDIO TAPE RELEASED FROM BEFORE AND AFTER THE CRASH! NTSB is currently investigating the crash of B-17 (N93012) “Nine-o-Nine” that crashed at the Bradley International …

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WWII-era B-17 “Nine-O-Nine” Crashed: 7 fatalities

On October 2, 2019, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine-O-Nine”, which was privately owned by the Collings Foundation, crashed at the  Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, Connecticut, United States around 10 a.m. Seven of the thirteen people on board were killed, and six were injured. Another airport employee whom ran to the wreckage to help pull …

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World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

WATCH: Compilation of World War 2 Aircraft Fly Overs

Watch our top video compilation of World War 2 aircraft fly overs. Be sure to turn op the volume to hear the beautiful engine sounds of various World War 2 aircraft. Enjoy the roaring skies filled with Spitfires, B-17 Flying Fortresses, P-51 Mustangs, C-47’s, T-6 Texans, XP-82 Twin Mustang Prototype and more… If you have …

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The Cold Blue - WWII Documentary Film - Still 5

TRAILER: The Cold Blue – Unseen Raw Color B-17 Combat Footage!

The Cold Blue, a World War II documentary film, was constructed using recently discovered in the National Archives vaults and meticulously restored raw color footage from the WWII-era documentary Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, directed by the legendary director William Wyler, who flew actual combat missions with B-17’s, and filmed aboard B17s …

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Color Footage B17 Memphis Belle

Color Footage of B-17’s during Air Raid and Combat with German fighters

Incredible color footage from the 1944 documentary, Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress, during an air raid and combat over Germany. You’ll be able to see a B-17 going down out of control after being hit. Followed by footage of some B-17’s that were severely damaged by Flak but still were able to …

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B-17 Flying Fortress Bebe - 603rd Squadron

Wiliam D. Whittaker talks about how he parachuted into a POW Camp

World War II veteran William D. Whittaker of the 398th Bomb Group, recalls the dramatic moments as he found himself jumping out of his B-17 after it was hit, parachuting right into a Prisoner of War camp. On November 2nd 1944, the target would be the heavily defended synthetic oil plant in Meersberg Germany, it was his …

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