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Aircraft: 48824

 PFF "MIKE" A/C 48824. This shot was taken after hostilities when all the PFF's were lined up on the runway. (Photo courtesy of Chuck Emanuele) 

PFF (Pathfinder) 48824 'MIKE'

"MIKE" PFF 48824

NAMES: Mike
Pathfinder Aircraft


PILOTS:   N/A  N/A
MACR: SQUADRONS: 349 XR-M

NOTES

"Mike" may be the radio call sign for this aircraft --- A Pathfinder aircraft. --- Aircraft name: Pathfinder is not an actual name - used for data retrieval purposes only.

HISTORY

1945-01-07   Cheyenne
1945-01-09  Accepted into Inventory
1945-01-26  Hunter
1945-02-04  Assigned to UK
1945-02-15  Grenier
1945-03-29  Assigned to 100th BG from Burtonwood
1945-06-04   RAF Valley
1945-12-12   Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
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1945-12-12  Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A

Comments

    Hardstand # 6   May have moved over to the 349th	

PHOTOS:

 Lt. Gnat standing by MIKE 44-8824. (Photo courtesy of Cheryl Forrester-Cooney) 

48824: MIKE XR-M

PFF (Pathfinder) 48824 'MIKE'

MIKE on Hardstand, XR-M  48824.  100th BG Photo Archives 

"MIKE" XR-M releasing Food supplies May 7, 1945 (Maj Stivers Leading) over Holland during Chowhound missions. Photo from Thomas J Williams Diary. 

 LD-T 649 LADY GERALDINE, PFF-XR-M 824, piloted by Lee Jacobs, on 2 May 45 Chowhound mission. The PFF aircraft XR-M had the name "MIKE" painted on it. Photo taken from Phillip Liesche's ship, AC 162 LD-U "GINGER". Photo courtesy of Lee Jacobs, Photo ID by Jack O'Leary Link to Chowhound formation sheets