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41-28871 The Leading Lady

B-24H-15-DT

 

A 34th BG Original.

Name unknown.

 

This was a Gee-H equipped aircraft.

 

MISSION LIST

 

Transferred to the 486BG, or another group, before flying any combat with the 34BG.

 

NOTE: The following 486BG information was compiled by Tom Brittan. Thanks Tom!

 

Missions with the 486BG. Name was The Leading Lady.

 

486BG Mission #24 June 16, 1944 41-28871 T/K Moore/Thompson

486BG Mission #28 June 22, 1944 41-28871 T/K unused spare

486BG Mission #32 June 27, 1944 41-28871 T/K Moore (Group Lead)

486BG Mission #38 July 4, 1944 41-28871 D/K Moore (flew lead in the 93CBW)

486BG Mission #46 July 18, 1944 41-28871 D/K Foy

486BG Mission #47 July 19, 1944 41-28871 D/K Berodt

 

Transferred to the 34BG. Name was The Leading Lady.

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-28871 B/P Gipson (flying with 490BG)

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-28871 B/P 7BS Winsor

 

Transferred to the 406BS.

 

Crashed at its base March 17, 1945.

 

MISSION DETAILS

 

Mission #47 July 31, 1944 41-28871 B/P Gipson (flying with 490BG)

Mission #61 August 16, 1944 41-28871 B/P 7BS Winsor