B-24J #42-73506 'Black Jack' (2nd) Lt G Johnson A Virtual Cemetery created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Description: B-24J #42-73506 44th BG, 506th B Sq 'Black Jack' (2nd) - Lt G Johnson Crew - his plane was the 2nd B-24J #42-73506 'Black Jack'. On 8 Apr 1944, on a mission to attack the Airdrome, Langhagen, Germany, his plane was attacked by Messerschmitt ME-109s and was shot down over Brunswick, Germany. This was the 2nd squadron lost from the 506th, piloted by 1st Lt Guy W. Johnson. The crew managed to bail out, however, Lt Johnson is reported to have been killed on the ground.