H2072B3763A08098 BIL:JMT 06/24/14 #90 A08098
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 2072
Sponsor: SENATOR VANCE
Printer's No. 3763
1Amend Bill, page 1, line 12, by striking out "and"
8Amend Bill, page 6, by inserting between lines 8 and 9
9Section 6. Staff Sergeant Guy E. Shelley Memorial Bridge
14(2) Staff Sergeant Shelley was a Gunner and the
15Assistant Flight Engineer on the Lady Be Good, an American B-
1624D Liberator stationed in Soluch, Libya. This small desert
17airstrip was about 34 miles southeast of Benghazi.
18(3) On April 4, 1943, the Lady Be Good was one of 25
19bombers of the 514th/376th Bomb Squadron of the United States
20Army Air Forces that took off in a sandstorm to strike
21Naples, Italy. The 700-mile mission began at 3:10 p.m.
26(5) Most of the nine-member crew survived the crash and
27lived more than a week with little water or food in a desert
28with 130 degree daytime temperatures and nighttime
29temperatures of 35 degrees. Eight of the crew trekked 85
30miles from the crash site, with three members, including
31Staff Sergeant Shelley, traveling an additional 20-plus miles
32in search of rescue. All crew members died in the desert
33despite their valiant efforts to survive.
3(b) Designation.--The bridge located on State Route 1003,
4Old York Road, over the Pennsylvania Turnpike, in Fairview
5Township, York County, is hereby designated the Staff Sergeant
6Guy E. Shelley Memorial Bridge.
10Amend Bill, page 6, line 9, by striking out "6" and inserting