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Aircraft: 231404

231404 LN-V at Honington (I believe this is wrong code (LN-V) and should be LD-V since Nelson King LD-V was in repairs at Honington, this plane would have replaced it at thorpe Abbotts and gained the ID code of V.  Once Nelson King was returned to Thorpe Abbotts, the code could have changed to T...MPF)  

Capt. Frank Lauro Crew flew this plane on their last missions.
22. 18/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    MUNICH
23. 19/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    MARQUIS, MIMMOYEQUES (NO BALL)
24. 22/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    ORANIENBURG (BERLIN)
25  1/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    LUDWIGSHAVEN
    7/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    QUACKENBRUCK (SCRB)
26. 8/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    QUACKENBRUCK 

NAMES: Unnamed Aircraft



PILOTS:   N/A  N/A
MACR: SQUADRONS: 350 LN-T/V
418 LD-V

NOTES

No notes on this aircraft

HISTORY

1943-10-27   Accepted into inventory
1943-10-29  Cheyenne
1943-11-13  Grand Island
1943-11-27  Memphis
1943-12-22  Assigned to UK
1944-07-02  Salvaged
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1944-07-02  Salvaged

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A

Comments

    FLOWN BY LT LAURO CREW IN MARCH 44 . Photographic evidence shows code to be V vs T.
 (I believe this is wrong code (LN-V/T) and should be LD-V since Nelson King LD-V was in repairs at Honington, this plane would have replaced it at thorpe Abbotts and gained the ID code of V.  Once Nelson King was returned to Thorpe Abbotts, the code could have changed to T...MPF)	

PHOTOS:

231404 LD-V at Honington for repairs 1stSAD. 

Capt. Frank Lauro Crew flew this plane on their last missions.
22. 18/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    MUNICH
23. 19/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    MARQUIS, MIMMOYEQUES (NO BALL)
24. 22/3/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P   231404    ORANIENBURG (BERLIN)
25     1/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    LUDWIGSHAVEN
         7/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    QUACKENBRUCK (SCRB)
26.   8/4/1944 LAURO     F.C. CAPT P    231404    QUACKENBRUCK 

 Photo courtesy of Robert Hughes/Michael Hughes