NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

Y.M.C.A. FLYING SERVICE, The

B

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24

HSH

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10

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DT 41-28700

8

392

577

DC

W+ 01-2

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Named after the "Tea Cart" shown in photo

Contributor - Gerry Asher

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Assignments:
8 482 814 SI (RCL unknown) - Received from the US 9 Feb 44 - Transferred to
8 392 577 DC (W+) later (S+)
Recorded on 20 Aug 44 that a request had been made to declare the aircraft war weary and that it had unreliable special equipment. 333 hrs total flying time (presumably it was one of those retained in 482 BG at Alconbury for training) but only 24 hrs operations (1 sortie as W+ and 3 sorties as S+).
Painted black and transferred between 6 Jan & 5 Feb 45 as a B-24HSH (NITE) night bomber to
8 492 858 (X) and between May & Jul 45 (R)
RZI 8 Jul 45

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