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44-8212 unknown name (PFF) SAL 2-16-45 with 490BG

B-17G-55-VE

Pathfinder

 

July 11, 1944 Delivered to Dallas

August 1, 1944 to Langley

September 18, 1944 to Grenier

September 26, 1944 Assigned to the 848th Squadron, 490th Bomb Group, Eye

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8212 H/B Kermode (PPF) lying with 490BG

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8212 H/B (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8212 with 490BG 

November 4, 1944 44-8212 crew unknown (493BG?)

November 5, 1944 44-8212 H/B Manlove (PFF) flew with 490BG

 

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #79 October 17, 1944 44-8212 H/B Kermode (PPF) lying with 490BG

Kermode (P)

Col Will (Command Pilot)

 

Mission #82 October 25, 1944 44-8212 H/B (unused ground spare PFF)

Mission #85 October 30, 1944 44-8212 with 490BG 

 

November 4, 1944 44-8212 crew unknown

Probably flew lead with 493BG on this date.

Navigator's oxygen out. Inspected and repaired.

 

November 5, 1944 44-8212 H/B Manlove (PFF) flew with 490BG

Took off at 0656 hours.

Flew Lead of High Squadron of 490BG

Landed 1359 hours.

Manlove (P)

Capt. Martin (Command Pilot)

 

February 15, 1945 Ground accident. Caught fire.

February 16, 1945 Salvaged