NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

COOKIE

B

-

24

DSA

-

70

-

CO

42-40549

8

492

856

~ O 02-3

 N/A

Port (Left) Side - Color Image - "Tail Shot"

Info Contributor - Tom Ensminger via Dick Bellgardt

Named after the pilot's wife.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Initially 8/479 (DAS) modified to Carpetbagger configuration (DSA) and then: 8/801/406 call letter B, became: 8/492/858 call letter B, transferred to 856th BS, call letter O.

Photo was taken summer of '99 in Norway where COOKIE (42-40549) went down on 7 Apr 45, fitted with a vertical stabilizer which had been salvaged from US EXPRESS (41-23674). The gloss black paint has all gone and the 93rd BG markings have been so "weathered" that you can almost see the original 123764 tail number.

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