B-17 41-24478

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Piriac-sur-Mer

Coordinates : 47.39747,-2.51269 .  47°23'51"N 2°30'46"W .  47┬░23.848 N 2┬░30.762 W

A scenic viewpoint off of the D452 on the coast.
NW on the D774 take the D52/452 west to the coast. The monument is on the last dirt turn-off before the Plage de Toulport.
In memory of the victims of the B-17F N41-24478 crash 1,5 nautical miles from shore on November 23rd, 1942.

Lt Isbell Clay E. - Pilot - KIA
Lt Fulton Dyer - Co-Pilot - KIA
Lt Fryer Peter J. - Navigator - POW
Lt Burden Abraham - Bombardier - POW
Sgt Grenke Erwin - Mechanic - KIA
Sgt Krijak Robert S. - Radio - KIA
Sgt Kostecki Edward - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Lindsey David W. - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Buckminster Ray E. - Gunner - KIA
Sgt Houx George L. - Gunner - KIA

Inaugurated by Peter J. Fryer, rescued navigator, on November 23rd, 2003.

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Notified by : Daniel Fronton.   Record added 15/07/2008 28/02/2009.
Photos : Daniel Fronton (2008), Pierre P├ęcastaingts (16/07/2020).
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Memorial B-17 41-24478 Piriac-sur-Mer Loire-Atlantique (44)
Daniel Fronton 2008

Memorial B-17 41-24478 Piriac-sur-Mer Loire-Atlantique (44)
Daniel Fronton 2008

Memorial B-17 41-24478 Piriac-sur-Mer Loire-Atlantique (44)
Pierre Pécastaingts 16/07/2020