NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

NANI WAHINE

B

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24

HSH

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15

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DT 41-28781 8 453 732 E3 G 00-1

N/A

1 Oct 44 - Re-Named to CHIEF After Transfer to 492nd BG

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Arrived in 482 814 at Alconbury towards the end of Mar 44 and was transferred before 3 Jun 44 to
389 564 as YO F until 15 Aug 44 after which it was transferred to
453 732 as E3 G with which it is recorded on missions from 24 Aug thru 8 Nov 44 and was transferred before 6 Dec 44 to
492 858 RCL G, was painted black, re-named CHIEF and flew missions as an H2X lead aircraft on special bombing missions from 28 Dec 44 thru 7 Mar 45 when it was shot down and crashed in Essenstrasse, Dortmund (MACR 12908).

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