NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

IRON ASS

B

-

24

D

-

95

-

CO

42-40769

8

389

566

~

D-

00-1

 N/A

Starboard (Right) Side - Before transfer (July 1943) to the 93rd BG

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg

Photo is of the Paul Lambert crew (May or June 1943).

Flown from the U.S. to England by a 389th Bomb Group pilot named Hardison. Arrived overseas 17 Jun 43.

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Was originally 8/389/566 (call letter D-) and was involved in a landing accident at St. Mawgan, Cornwall, 1 Jul 43 en route to North Africa. The necessary repairs delayed its departure for MTO and on arrival (probably after the 1 Aug 43 Ploesti mission) it was transferred to become 8/93/329 (call letter X). Lost on 01 Dec 43.

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