Delivered Denver 24/1/44; Cheyenne 28/1/44; Gr Island 6/2/44; Presque Is 29/2/44; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-E] Bassingbourn 23/3/44; Missing in Action 23m Posnan 29/5/44 with Bob Guenther, Co-pilot: George Havrisik, Navigator: John Lowdermilk, Bombardier: Leon Peterson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Shoesmith, Radio Operator: John Bigham, Ball turret gunner: Nick Premenko, Waist gunner: Harry Nicely,Tail gunner: Harry Teems (9INT); flak, three engines out, force landed Bulltofta Afd, near Malmo, Swed; Missing Air Crew Report 5354. Used as Swedish airliner SE-BAP, the sold to Denmark for $1 and called STIG VIKING, later to STORE BJORN on African routes; bought by IGNF as F-BGSH for geographical work before retiring at Creuil, Fr; sold to USAF for 20 cents and re-stored at Wright-Patterson in over 60,000 man hours. Now static in AF Museum, Dayton, Oh., as SHOO SHOO SHOO BABY.

Details 42-32076 / Shoo Shoo Shoo Baby

By Goshimini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Goshimini (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

- Werbung/Advertisement -

    Leave a comment



    ** = Deine Email bleibt geheim / Your email will not published.