USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Oregon Express
B-29-70-BW 44-69969

498th Bomb Group (VH)

We have been unable to locate any photograph of this aircraft.
If you have any further information on its crew(s), mission details or pictures/documents relevant to this (or any other aircraft) we would be pleased to receive copies.
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Assigned to 873rd Bomb Squadron, this Superfort did not arrived on Saipan until 8th May 1945. It survived the war and was salvaged at Kelly AFB in Texas in April 1954 but to date no combat sorties have been identified. Further information is sought as to its crew members and service record.


© Ray Bowden 12 August 2022