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Aircraft: 230487

 "TORCHY 3" - All the "TORCHY" airplanes were named for Jim Brown's wife, who had beautiful flaming red hair. (100th Photo Archives) 

NAMES: Laden Maiden
Torchy 3


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

NOTES

Aircraft name: Torchy 3, Laden Maiden

HISTORY

1943-06-08   Accepted into inventory
1943-06-09  Dallas
1943-06-11  Gore
1943-07-28  Love
1943-08-11  Scott
1943-08-17  Presque Isle
1943-08-19   Assigned to UK
1943-10-02   FTO or REM - #2 engine failed
1943-10-20   REM
1944-04-20  Flottemanville (NOBALL), gear collapsed, sent to H
0000-00-00  
1944-04-28  Salvaged

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A

Comments

    Lt Ralph Horne Crew were flying this aircraft when gear collapse and end of landing roll.	

PHOTOS:

 "Torchy" Milton E. Neer Collection 

 Damaged Fortress. TORCHY III, A/C 230487-XR-F. (Photo courtesy of Ernie Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) 

 Damaged Fortress. TORCHY III, A/C 230487-XR-F. (Photo courtesy of Ernie Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) 

Mugwump, Piccadilly Lily, Laden Maiden, Horny in North Africa (from the collection of Edmund Forkner)