NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

FLYING RUMOR

B

-

24

HSA

-

30

-

CF

42-50447

15 2641 ~

~

Q 00-4

 N/A

Renamed from BUZZ TAIL II after transfer from 487th BG

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Went to Depot (probably BAD 1) for Carpetbagger mods and then to Harrington during Aug 44. Flew its first operation 27 Aug 44 with 492nd BG / 857th BS (B). Between 6 Nov and 6 Dec 44, transferred to 859th BS and on 17 Dec 44 it had RCL G.

Transferred to MTO (transfer recorded on 30 Jan 45) and assigned to the Special Operations Group that became 2641st Special Operations Group (Provisional). Lost 16 Apr 45 (MACR 13814 - Pilot Thomas O. McCarthy), going down at Tisnov on an operation to "Stone" DZ, Moravia.

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