The amazing WW II "piggyback" B-17 mid-air collision-Truth!

The Amazing Story of a WW II Pilot Who Survived The Mid-Air Collision of His and Another American Bomber And Saved the Lives of Several Crew MembersTruth!

Summary of eRumor:

The amazing story of a World War II pilot whose B-17 bomber collided in mid-air with another B-17 and became locked to it in piggy-back fashion.
The pilot kept control to allow crew members to bail out then he and his co-pilot guided the crippled craft to a crash landing that destroyed both planes, but they survived with no major injuries!

The Truth:


This article by Ralph Kinney Bennett was published in the Fall 2003 newsletter of the National World War II Memorial Society, and is true.

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