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SNARK, The

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CF 41-29387 8 466 785 2U B+ 02-1

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Renamed to The SNAFU SNARK

Contributor - Jean-Louis Delattre

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

An original 466th BG ship, flew combat missions from 24 Mar 44 through 8 Aug 44 when, on return from a mission to Clastres, France, it crash-landed at Manston emergency airfield, Kent. Fuel cells were changed and extensive battle damage was repaired, repairs being completed on 17 Sep 44. Flew no more combat missions, was converted to a CB-24H and is recorded as salvaged by BAD 3, Langford Lodge, Northern Ireland, 11 Nov 44.

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