NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

CHIEF WAPELLO

B

-

24

H

-

15

-

FO

42-52618

8

487

839

R5

K

00-2

 N/A

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
After leaving 487th BG and on assignment to 44th BG, it was first in 506th BS as GJ bar B (27 Aug thru 28 Sep 44). It then reappears in 66th BS as QK V+ (1 Jan thru 28 Jan 45). On return from a mission to Dortmund on 28 Jan 45, already badly damaged, the aircraft was shot down by fighters after the crew bailed out. It crashed in dense woods between the villages of Groesbeek and Berg-en-Dal, south east of Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

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