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Aircraft: 337517

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" 337517 LD-T 418th aircraft (100th Photo Archives) 

NAMES: Heaven Can Wait



PILOTS:   N/A  N/A
MACR: SQUADRONS: 418 LD-T

NOTES

Heaven Can Wait

HISTORY

1944-04-25   Cheyenne
1944-04-26  Accepted into Inventory
1944-05-07  Kearney
1944-05-25  Grenier
1944-05-27  Assigned to UK
1945-01-19  RFO - crash landed exploded - Lt William S. Applet
1945-01-31   Salvaged
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1945-01-31  Salvaged

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A

Comments

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PHOTOS:

Jan 31, 1945 crash site of the 350th's B-17G  7517 HEAVEN CAN WAIT (100th Photo Archives)

 B-17 Crash site at Station 139. Milton E. Neer Collection 

 B-17 Crash site at Station 139.Milton E. Neer Collection 

 Crash of #7517 - 31 Jan 45 at Station 139 (100th Photo Archives) 

 337517 Heaven Can Wait LD-T Crashed 418th B-17. Official USAAF photograph - 31 Jan 45 (100th Photo Archives) 

 337517 Heaven Can Wait, LD-T Crashed 418th B-17. Official USAAF photograph - 31 Jan 45 (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - 337517 - Damaged at Ruhland 11 Sep 1944. The TG Charles Emerson died a week later from wounds in the tail gunner's position. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Cy Roberts sadly inspect damage to Charles Emerson's station Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Back at Thorpe Abbots after Ruhland - 11 Sep 1944. (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Back at Thorpe Abbots after Ruhland - 11 Sep 1944. (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Back at Thorpe Abbots after Ruhland - 11 Sep 1944. (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Back at Thorpe Abbots after Ruhland - 11 Sep 1944. (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Back at Thorpe Abbots after Ruhland - 11 Sep 1944. (100th Photo Archives) 

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Charles Emerson's station - He survived the mission only to die one week later from severe wounds.. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 a 418th aircraft. (100th Photo Archives) 

 Aftermath of crash landing and bomb load exploding, Heaven Can Wait 337517. Ernie Havecker Collection

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" 418th aircraft (100th Photo Archives) 

Heaven Can Wait crash incident

 "HEAVEN CAN WAIT" - Cy Roberts her NAV Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

 Man standing in crater left by crash of A/C 337517 HEAVEN CAN WAIT LD-T. (Photo courtesy of Ernie Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) 

Heaven Can Wait 337517 after Crash landing. Courtesy of Patricia Moore

Courtesy of Patricia Moore