42-31319 Tangerine

Object Number - UPL 25048 - George H Keating, ground crew chief, with his first aircraft

Delivered Cheyenne 20/10/43; Walla Walla 7/11/43; Assigned 731BS/452BG [7D-S] Deopham Green 6/1/44; crashed on take off for mission 26/4/44 but unable to gain altitude, with Hugh Wilson, Co-pilot: Rich Bell, Navigator: Fred Duhm, Bombardier: Bill Houston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Steve Andrychuk, Radio Operator: Chas Foster, Ball turret gunner: Don Yayes, Waist gunner: Edgar Moore, Waist gunner: Philip Priore,Tail gunner: George Rasiarmus (10 Returned to Duty); crashed on take off a mile from end of runway at Gt Ellingham, Nfk., Salvaged TANGERINE.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 731st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12208374
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Top turret gunner/ flight engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 731st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19004684
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Crew Chief; Airplane Maintenance Technician; Instructor, Airplane Maintenance

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Date4 Jun 2019 19:29:19
Contributorphil marchese
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Image
FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945

Date4 Dec 2016 21:20:58
Contributorkeatinglyn
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Delete "#3 failed from biography because it does not match the accident report.

Date3 Dec 2016 16:35:23
Contributorkeatinglyn
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interview with ground crew chief, George H. Keating

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:37
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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