An original cadre ship acquired 10 November ‘43. Flown overseas by Colonel Alkire in December ’43, becoming the first 449th ship to land in Italy on 18 December ‘43. Named for Colonel Alkire’s wife who was Hawaiian born. The aircraft was scrapped after receiving a crushed nose due to running into an embankment on 30 January ‘44 with Thiemes’ crew aboard.

Pictures of Maui Maid


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