457th Bomb Group More Photos of 44-8152, Miss Ida
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                                      (457th Home) (Planes) (Back)            Updated 11/13/2000, 13:11:02
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Sgt Arko standing in the crater left when s.n 44-8152, Miss Ida, blew up after crashing shortly after takeoff on April 5th, 1945. The plane had a full load of gas and bombs.
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Plane 44-8152, Miss Ida. This plane crashed and burned after taking off on a mission to Ingolstadt on Apr 5th, 1945.
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The tombstones in Cambridge American Military Cemetery at Madingley, England of some of the crew of 44-8152 "Miss Ida" that crashed on takeoff on Apr 5th, 1945. There was only one survivor, Lt William J. Meng, Jr. The crew members here are Lt Donald Snow, Edward B. Dozier, James P. Guyot, Robert W. Pinkney, and Jack E. Taifer.
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Major J. M. Dickinson, pilot, posing with "Miss Ida".
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