NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

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AF

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PHOTO CREDITS

FLYING COCK

B

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24

D

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1

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CO 41-23724

8

93

409

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T 00-3 N/A

Renamed to DOODLEBUG - Survived Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Info Contributor - Joe Avendano Duran
The original Pilot, Llewelleyn "Lew" Brown (Left), would finish his tour of duty with the Low Level Ploesti mission 1 Aug 43. Robert J. Quinliven (Co-Pilot) is on the right.

CREW:
J. C. Gardner - Gunner
Harold M. Serna - Engineer
R. J. Laffler - Tail Gunner
John T. Sparks - Bombardier
Llewelleyn L. Brown - Pilot
Robert J. Quinliven - Co-Pilot
John Hunt - Navigator
Ernest K. Kish - Top Turret Gunner
Charles O. Starcher - Radio Operator

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Original aircraft in 8 93 409 (T). Crashed 15 Jan 43 at Benghazi, Libya, with major damage by enemy action. Repaired and transferred to 9 376 512 (#22 Z) where the name was changed to DOODLEBUG. Transferred to 15 449 718 (#28) where armament was removed to be used for utility/transport vehicle.

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