An original 449th ship acquired 9 November ’43 and flown overseas by Geminder’s crew in December ’43. Believed to be the first ship to complete 50 missions without an early return. Her final demise was her 87th mission. She was downed with Ludtke’s crew aboard on 22 November ‘44 over the Ferrara Rail Road Bridge in Northern Italy. 2 KIA, 7 POW, and 1 evaded. MACR 10044.
Pictures of Classy Chassy