NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

OUR BABY

B

-

24

J

-

150

-

CO

44-40173

8

453

735

H6

K

02-1

 N/A

Renamed from ERNIE'S BEAVERS

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Shown with early A-6B nose turret.

Assignments:
8/492/857 (9H -P) Original aircraft: 20 missions. Named ERNIE'S BEAVERS (The name T.S. has also been associated with it)
8/453/735 (H6 K) from 12 Aug 44 re-named OUR BABY.
63 missions (24 Aug 44 - 25 Mar 45) then 733 (RCL Unknown) from 1 Apr 45. 5 missions (5 - 10 Apr 45)
Waist windows with gun socket mounted and Fairchild compensating sight on both guns fitted Oct/Nov 44. Nose turret changed from Consolidated MPC A-6B to Emerson A-15 at same time or in Dec 44
8/466/786 (U8 W) RZI.

Total Missions: 88 with none known with 466th BG

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