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B-17G Thru Hel'en Highwater #42-39785 (358BS) VK-H
09 February 1944 - Recalled Mission to Leipzig, Germany: The mission was recalled shortly after take-off. B-17s #42-39785 (Lt Headlee) and #42-29793 (Lt Shupe) had a mid-air collision. Both aircraft managed to land safely at Molesworth.

[photo from the 303rdBGA Archives]

B-17G Thru Hel'en Highwater #42-39785 (358BS) VK-H

[photo courtesy of Maynard Pitcher]