44-8640 B17-G

This aircraft was assigned to the 388th BG, Knettishall 4/12/1944.
It transferred to the 334th BS 95th BG 5/12/1944. Piloted by L. Sceurman, it went missing on “Operation Chowhound” 7/5/1945. It crashed into the sea with the loss of 11 crew, two survived, returning to duty.
This was the last aircraft of the Eighth Airforce to be lost in World War Two.
95th Bomb Group Horham
Photo and artwork supplied by George Hood
Nose art photo from “Contrails”