42-97200 Kickapoo Joy Juice

Object Number - UPL 21876

Delivered Cheyenne 13/2/44; Gr Island 21/2/44; Presque 12/3/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 22/3/44; Missing in Action Chateaudun 28/3/44 with Chas Robinson, Co-pilot: Cliff Downen, Navigator: Chas Morgan, Bombardier: Bill Harrison, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Melvin Baughman, Ball turret gunner: Oscar McClure (6 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Conrad Desmarais, Waist gunner: Morris Anderson, Waist gunner: Bill Abbott,Tail gunner: Dallas Oliver (4 Prisoner of War); flak hit and exploded at radio room, where r-op was blown out of aircraft, while Anderson bailed after dropping 12,000 ft in tail section before fixing his ‘chute; crashed a mile from Chateaudun A/Fd, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 3489. KICKAPOO JOY JUICE.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 452nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16130955
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Austria 1944-03-28 MACR 3489 mission to Chateaudun

Revisions

Date5 Aug 2018 03:10:54
Contributorterveurn
Sources

From aircraft record card

Date10 Dec 2016 19:10:15
Contributorkeatinglyn
Sources

Missing Planes of the 452nd Bomb Group, 3rd Edition, compiled by Edward Hinrichs

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3489 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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