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James L. Schleicher

Dedicated to A/C Captain James Lee Schleicher and the entire crew of “Eileen” who were lost June 26, 1944. 



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“Eileen”, which had been stripped and turned into a tanker for “Hump” flights, crashed in India killing all aboard.


Standing L to R:  AC Capt. Schleicher,  PILOT Lt. O’Shea,  NAV. Lt. Miklosh,  BDR. Lt. Cummings,  FE FO. Rinke

Kneeling L to R:  RO Cpl. Jennings,  LSG: M/Sgt. Thieman,  RSG: Sgt. Chesebro,  RO Cpl. Stephen,  CFC Cpl. Groff,  TG S/Sgt. Larkins



J.L. Schleicher's Flight Record



Crash Report - "Eileen"


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