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Starboard (Right) Side - AKA "Melon Patch Special"

Contributor - Saro Finocchiaro

Info Contributor - Daniel L. Stockton
Pilot Robert Wright crash-landed with one engine operational, 12 Jul 43 in Sicily, after being damaged over the target in Reggio, Italy. Transferred to MTO and later assigned to 15 Spec Ops Group (P), 885th BS(H) Spec Ops and named LADY IRENE. Lost 4 Oct 44, ITA - MACR 9444 - Pilot Charles R. Sloan

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