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Aircraft: 230057

 "RAUNCHY" 

NAMES: Raunchy



PILOTS: CAPT  SAM R TURNER
MACR: 00689 SQUADRONS: 351 EP-D

NOTES

Assigned to original cadre, Crew 24 --- Raunchy

HISTORY

1943-03-31   Accepted into inventory
1943-04-05  Cheyenne also 15-Apr-43 Kearney
1943-05-02  Wendover
1943-05-15  Hill
1943-05-18  Wendover
1943-05-23  Kearney
1943-05-28   Dow
1943-05-31   Assigned to UK
1943-07-14   REM - could not keep up with the formation
1943-07-29  RES
1943-09-06  FTR OW INT - Fighters Lake Constance, Switzerland
1943-09-06  FTR OW INT - Fighters Lake Constance, Switzerland

Pilot Info

Crew: 1 KIA, 9 INT

Related Info: : TURNER, SAM R

Comments

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PHOTOS:

 230057 EP-D "Raunchy" being pulled out of Lake Constance by the Swiss after the Sep 6, 1943 ditching. Sam R. Turner, Pilot. Detailed Information (100th Photo Archives) 

August 12, 1943 BONN mission, crew returned with major battle damage and no brakes, ran off end of runway. 

August 12, 1943 BONN mission, crew returned with major battle damage and no brakes, ran off end of runway. 

Tail section of Raunchy after being pulled out of Lake Constance.

Aug 12, 1943 return from mission and rolled off runway due to battle Damage.
L-R: Dewitt Weir, Carmine Gallo, Harold Smith, Carter Thornton, Joseph Moloney, Vance Boswell, Sam R. Turner, William Freund, Morris Weinberg.  

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage.  

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage. joseph Moloney is in sweater 

Sam R. Turner Crew on return from Aug 12, 1943 Mission run off end of runway due to battle damage.