44-6179

Delivered Tulsa 24/5/44; Hunter 15/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 775BS/463BG Celone 2/7/44; crash landed base 18/4/45 with Austin Cragg, crew ?; returning from mission to bomb troops in Charlie area; burned out.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 463rd Bomb Group 775th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12075213 / O-806726
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Foggia Satellite #1, San Nicola-d'Arpi

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Tulsa AAF, OK 24 May 1944 Delivered Tulsa AAF 24-May-44.

Assigned

Celone Airport, Foggia, Italy 2 July 1944 Assigned to 775BS, 463BG, 15AF USAAF. 2-Jul-44.

Crashed

Celone Airport, Foggia, Italy 18 April 1945 Returning from mission to bomb troops in B-17 44-6179 crash landed base 18-Apr-45.

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA Built at Douglas.

Revisions

Date26 Nov 2018 19:22:06
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log