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Aircraft: 231066

 FOOLS RUSH IN, A/C 231066 EP-H. (Photo courtesy of Earl Rudolph) 

 "FOOLS RUSH IN" (100th Photo Archives) 

NAMES: Dixie Baby
Fools Rush In



Aircraft names: Dixie Baby, Fools Rush In (named by John Love Crew


1943-09-10   Accepted into inventory
1943-09-14  Cheyenne
1943-09-29  Scott
1943-10-03  Assigned to UK
1943-11-05  REO
1943-11-13  RFO - Lt. John Love
1944-12-31   FTR - Flak - Radegast, Germany
1944-12-31  FTR - Flak - Radegast, Germany

Pilot Info

Crew: 6 KIA, 3 POW

Related Info: : HENDERSON, FLOYD E


    A/C flew 65 Missions	


 "FOOLS RUSH IN" Milton E. Neer Collection 

 Earl Rudolph with FOOLS RUSH IN, A/C 42-31066 EP-H. (Photo courtesy of Earl Rudolph) 

Fools Rush In  EP-H 231066 on Hardstand. Photo courtesy of Jim Potts Daughter Eileen Potts Smith

Fools Rush In on Hardstand with two UNK's

 Fools Rush In  Photo from the Robert Stewart collection labeled: Tanis with Fools Rush In. 

 Bill Carlton, Engineering Officer and Bob Spangler, Line Chief in front of "FOOLS RUSH IN" 

"FOOLS RUSH IN" with her Ground Crew: Standing from left  R W Parker, Chapman, W.B Harrison, and F. Rex "Pap" Shelton; Kneeling from left: E G Seidel and Carter. (from the collection of Bill Carleton) 

Fools Rush In Ground Crew - Johnson, Ed Seidel, Pap Shelton, and Jim Carter (from the collection of Ralph Riccardi). 

Lt Floyd Henderson Crew and Fools Rush In