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Transferred from 492nd BG / 859th BS - Shown with Pilot Frank G. Beatty (standing far left)

Info Contributor - Paul Arnett

Originally a replacement aircraft in 492 BG / 859 BS, as X4 F+, arriving at North Pickenham from BAD 3, Langford Lodge, on 23 Jul 44. Flew 5 missions from 1 Aug 44. It was transferred to 467 BG / 788 BS, as X7 F, flying 15 more missions from 26 Aug 44. Crashed 25 Dec 44 on Vowchurch Common, Herefordshire, after the crew baled out over Le Quesnoy, France. Salvaged on 26 Dec 44.

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