NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

BET'S BET

B

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24

H

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15

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FO 42-52377

15

459 759 ~ ~ 00-4 NARA

"Tail Shot"

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Mid-air collision - Tail and rear turret of BET'S BET was struck by BOARDWALK FLYER (42-52195) which crashed between Siena and Arezzo, Italy, on 25 Apr 44 - MACR 4758 & MACR 4632

Info Contributor - Georges "Gino" Künzle
The only casualty aboard this A/C was the unfortunate Tail Gunner, S/Sgt. Michael P. Maloney, who was killed instantly. Pilot Don Stevenson managed to nurse his crippled plane to Corsica, where it landed at Ghisonaccia.

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