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|Pilot 1st Lt. Gordon J. Schmeisser, O-728029 (MIA / KIA) WI
Radio-Observer 2nd Lt. Theodore E. Kara, O-869592 (MIA / KIA) OH
Gunner Sgt Vernon A. Patterson, 38447259 (MIA / KIA) AR
Radio Sgt Isaac D. Leslie, 35260111 (MIA / KIA) OH
MIA August 5, 1944
Built by North American in Inglewood, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-25H-1 Mitchell serial number 43-4129. Ferried overseas to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA).
During August 2–4, 1944this B-25 flew combat missions from Owi Airfield. On August 5, 1944 this B-25 was flown from Owi Airfield to Mokmer Drone on Biak in preparation for a night mission.
A second B-25 piloted by Lt. Harrington scheduled to take off afterwards aborted the mission due to bad weather over the target area and turned back 70 miles from the target and returned to base.
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