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Credits

Special Thanks to: John Lewis, son of S/Sgt George M. Lewis (CFC) and to Terry Tucker Rhodes, daughter of 1/Lt Percy Tucker (A/C, “Lady Annabelle”).

The Aircraft

The first #61 was Connecticut Yankee (serial number 42-24783). It crash landed and replaced by another plane.
An earlier picture of aircraft #61, with the old tail markings. At this time, the plane # is 41. (Note that the rear top turret guns are pointed directly at the observer.)
Photo from Terry Tucker Rhodes, daughter of 1/Lt Percy Tucker, all rights reserved

A couple of pictures of “Connecticut Yankee” after the crash landing.
Photo from John Lewis, son of S/Sgt George M. Lewis (CFC), all rights reserved

The Air Crew

The air crew of “Connecticut Yankee” was Crew #4003.

The Ground Crew

The Crew Chief of “Connecticut Yankee” may have been M/Sgt Orval H. Sharp.