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B-17 #42-97286 / Skipper an‘ the Kids

Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/44; Kearney 4/3/44; Grenier 15/3/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 12/3/44; transferred 560BS/388BG Knettishall 13/3/44; detailed from Prestwick with special cargo (probably whiskey!) but lost way in poor weather, and crash landed Isle of Arran, UK 11/12/44 with John Littlejohn; all killed. Wreck not found until weeks later by a local shepherd. Salvaged 15/3/45. SKIPPER ‚N THE KIDS.

Crew 42-97286 / Skipper an‘ the Kids

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCPTJohn Nuchols Littlejohn, Jr.KIS
CP2LTRobert Nelson StoaksKIS
ENG/TTCPLJoseph Alva PayneKIS
ROCPLAlbert Edward ThomasKIS
TGMAJCharles S BrownKISPassenger
NAV21LTRichard William RosebaskyKIS
PASS2LTLeonard Wilbur BondKIS
PASSMAJJames Russell BellKIS
PASS2LTJack Dean MerkleyKIS

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