World War II pilot, POW gets chance to fly on B-17 again

Crawford Hicks flew 10 missions on a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber before getting shot down over Germany and taken prisoner. On Saturday, at the age of 97, he got another chance to fly in a B-17.
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Crawford Hicks flew 10 missions on a B-17 Flying Fortress bomber before getting shot down over Germany and taken prisoner. On Saturday, at the age of 97, he got another chance to fly in a B-17.

His B-17 bomber went down in flames 74 years ago. His recent flight ended differently

September 05, 2018 10:39 AM