Delivered Long Beach 28/8/43; Scott 8/10/43; Assigned 423BS/306BG [RD-K]Thurleigh 13/10/43; Missing in Action Erding 24/4/44 with John Coughlin, Co-pilot: Allan Johnson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Madison Beasley, Ball turret gunner: Tom Flores, Waist gunner: Ralph Garner (5 Killed in Action); Navigator: Frank Hall, Bombardier: George Gretton, Radio Operator: Orville Libby, Waist gunner: Chas Ladage,Tail gunner: Melvin Tucker (5 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft struck severely and ship exploded, crashed Sainbach, 34 miles NW of Munich, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 4285. TAR HEEL PEGGY.

Crew 42-39776 / Tar Heel Peggy

PositionRang/RankNameStatus
P---John CoughlinKIA
CP---Allan JohnsonKIA
BOMB---George GrettonPOW
ENG/TT---Madison BeasleyKIA
RO---Orville LibbyPOW
BT---Tom FloresKIA
WG---Chas LadagePOW
WG---Ralph GarnerKIA
TG---Melvin TuckerPOW

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