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44-40168

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

  • 857th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Atchinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 Tequila Daisy ' #4440168

  • Joyce Freeman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy' #4440168

  • Clyde Hatley

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Hit by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy'

  • Jack Keever

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

  • Thomas Leggett

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy' #4440168

  • Archie MacIntyre

    Military | Master Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy' #44-40168, INT. Escaped from Switzerland with the help of the French. Traveled by rowboat across Lake Lucerne and stayed with French farmers. Picked up by American Military...

  • John Tracey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy' #44-40168, Interned (INT).

  • Frank Webb

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 Tequila Daisy #4440168

  • Walter Wutkiewicz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    INT Damaged by flak and landed in Switzerland on 7/11/44 in B-24 'Tequila Daisy' #4440168

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 11 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2020 02:05:10 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the "Summary biography" sections of several crew including pilot “John Tracey”.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6934 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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