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Crew PILOT: Robert C.  PEARSON

Robert C. Pearson crew. Standing (Left to Right): M. Guy Boyd; Robert Pearson; Lonnie Rutledge; Everett Moore;Bruce Rinker; John Dunbar 
Front row (Left to Right) Jack "Goose" Goss;John Westwood; Randall Villa; Albert Purcell  

MACR: 00272 CR: 00272

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Robert C. PEARSON P POW
2 LT Melville G. BOYD CP POW
3 LT Bruce T. RINKER NAV POW
4 LT John L. DUNBAR BOM EVA
5 T/SGT Jack M. GOSS TTE POW
6 T/SGT Randall G. VILLA ROG POW
7 S/SGT Everett J. MOORE BTG POW
8 S/SGT Lonnie B. RUTLEDGE WG POW
9 S/SGT John T. WESTWOOD WG POW
10 S/SGT Albert N. PURCELL TG POW

PHOTOS:

 Robert C. Pearson crew. Left to Right); Jack "Goose" Goss; Lonnie Rutledge; Randall Villa - seated; John Westwood; Mr. Brown - (left crew -flight school) Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

Robert Pearson on right and Lonnie Rutledge on left, stateeside. They are part of original Crew 20, the Robert C. Pearson crew. Detailed information. (100th Archives)