NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

AVENGER

B

-

24

D

-

5

-

CO 41-23788 ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ 00-2

NARA

Starboard (Right) Side - Before Transfer to 44th BG

Contributor - James A. Leddy

Info Contributor - Robert Livingstone
Photo taken on a factory test flight as the pitots are shown in the low position. After this, the aircraft would have been delivered to a mod center and the pitots would have been raised to the more familiar "eyebrow" position.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Original aircraft received 20 Sep 42 in the 44th BG. Flew on 1 Aug 43 Ploesti mission. RCL changed from "D" to "S" in Sep 43. Belly-landed, exploded and burned 16 Dec 43 in a minefield on the beach in the mouth of the river Humber, off Skeffling, East Riding, Yorkshire, on a mission to Bremen. Salvaged 29 & 30 Dec 43.

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