Boeing B17 Flying Fortress 44-6504
This image is to illustrate the type only and is not the actual aircraft involved. wiimedia commons, Airwolfhound.
Belonging to the 303rd Bomb Group/ 360th Bomb Squadron based at Molesworth. Crashed on 16th December 1944 after becoming lost while returning from an aborted mission to bomb the marshalling yards at Ulm in Germany.
Full story can be found at :- https://acia.co.uk/1944/12/16/b17-44-6504/
Below are photos taken during my earlier visits in the 80's/90's