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