Details of WWII Bomber Force Landing

On June 13th the media reported a “WWII bomber (the Liberty Belle) crashes, bursts into flames” in Oswego, IL. The photo to the left is the photo released by the media that millions saw. The photo on the right is the photo taken by the crew and passengers after a safe forced landing and egress from the A/C.

B-17 "Liberty Belle" Burning
Right: B-17 "Liberty Belle" completed destroyed by the fire. Left: B-17 "Liberty Belle" slowly burning on a farmer's field.

Click to read the account from the Liberty Belle Foundation.