NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

BOARDWALK FLYER

B

-

24

D

-

5

-

CO

41-23794

8

44

67

~

Q

00-1

N/A

AKA "Railway Express"

Contributor - Stephen Adams

Standing (L-R)
Marion Bagley - Crew Chief
Moore
Maruzewski - KIA Ploesti 1 Aug 43
Kneeling (L-R)
Knapp
Gibby - KIA Ploesti 1 Aug 43

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Original aircraft received 20 Sep 42. Probably named BOARDWALK FLYER, also known as "Railway Express" (art work shows a steam railway engine). The Crew Chief was Sgt. (later Flight Chief, M/Sgt.) M. W. Bagley. Lost 15 Feb 43 - damaged by flak and attacked by FW 190s, it went down and exploded as it hit the water about half way across the English Channel. (Dunkirk, France)

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