NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

"743"

B

-

24

D

-

95

-

CO

42-40743

8

389

567

HP

O-

01-1 N/A

Port (Left) Side - Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania (Horizontal Mission Marker)
Original Crew

Info Contributor - Dennis Scott
Original 389th BG crew had 7 missions, including Ploesti. Transferred to the 814th BS, for special training as "Pathfinders", where they had 10 missions, then transferred back to 389th Bomb Group, where they completed 30 missions in May 1944.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Transferred from 389/567 (HP O-) to 492/856 (5Z Z) to 491st BG (Z) - Involved in an incident with a 303rd BG B-17 at St. Trond, Belgium. Salvaged no battle damage on 20 Mar 45.

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