While flying over Italy, this had most of her tail shot away. Still, the pilot managed to get her home. When she was hit, the tail-gunner was blown out into her slipstream. Miraculously, he was uninjured and managed to get his chute open and land safely.
Fortress “Mizpah” took a direct AAA hit in the nose on mission to Budapest, 14 Jul 2 were killed instantly but the pilot held her level long enough for crew to get out & become POW's. The aircraft crashed near Dunavecse, Hungary "Mizpah