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22nd BG c1942
|Pilot 1st Lt. Gerald J. Crosson (survived)
Crew McCaskey (WIA, survived)
Crew Johnson (WIA, survived)
Crashed January 3, 1943
In February 1942, flown to Hickam Field and transferred to the 2nd Bombardment Group at the Hawaiian Air Depot (HAD). Took off by 1st Lt. Hubert J. Konopacki on a flight across the Pacific arriving at Amberley Field on April 2, 1942. Afterwards, flown to Reid River Airfield as one of the first aircraft assigned to the 2nd Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "So Sorry" with the nose art of a bomb falling. Regular pilots included Konopacki and Crosson with crew chiefs Peters, Gill and Testa.
In total, this B-26 flew at least 34 combat missions over New Guinea before being lost.
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