B-17F s/n 42-5318
30 MAY 43
10 miles northeast of Covelo California


Pictures of the crash site today

The circled area is the debris field. Just left of the arrow it is possible to make out the left and right wings sticking out of the hillside where the bomber plowed into the mountain. The empennage. The vertical has fallen to the left and Craig is on the tail gunner's catwalk.
Close up of the wings sticking out of the hillside. Debris from the B-17F.
A section of fuselage. One of the B-17's R-1820 engines.



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