NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

PETE THE POM INSPECTOR

B

-

24

D

-

53

-

CO

42-40370

8

467

790

Q2

~ A0-5

 N/A

Lead Formation Assembly Ship - Port (Left) Side - Renamed from HEAVEN CAN WAIT after transfer from the 389th BG / 566th BS (EE W)
Aborted Operation TIDAL WAVE, 1 Aug 43, Ploesti Romania

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Chris Gregg
Originally flew the 1 Aug 43 Ploesti mission with the 44th BG / 506th BS (V), but aborted before the target and landed on Cyprus. Transferred to the 389th BG / 566th BS (EE W) at the beginning of Nov 43, and flew on combat operations through 26 Mar 44, then transferred to the 467th BG and became an assembly aircraft.

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