NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

RIDGE RUNNER

B

-

24

H

-

15

-

CF

41-29411

8

446

704

FL

H

00-3

N/A

NOV SHMOZ KA POP? - Also Named JUST ONE TIME

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Original 466th BG aircraft transferred out on arrival in the UK. Assigned towards the end of Feb 44 to 93rd BG, 329th BS (U). Probably during Mar 44 and certainly by the end of Apr 44, it was transferred to 446th BG, 704th BS (FL H). On 12 Jul 44 it was struck by an RAF Short Stirling which had hit a ditch on landing at Bungay. Crashed and burned 25 Oct 44 at Ainsdale, near Southport, Lancashire, on a flight to Woodvale, Lancashire, while being used as a "passenger and baggage haul" plane to carry crews to a rest home. Salvaged 26 - 30 Oct 44.

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