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Aircraft: 231991

Miss Irish II. 231991

This would be when the Aircraft was known as Raifords Raiders late in the War.  Also know as Miss Irish II, Miss Chief (not painted on plane), (photo courtesy of Jim Bittle)

NAMES: Miss Irish II
Miss Chief
Raiford's Raiders

PILOTS:   N/A  N/A
MACR: SQUADRONS: 350 LN-T
350 LN-D

NOTES

Aircraft names: Miss Irish II (painted on Pilot side) --- Miss-Chief [4.44], Raiford's Raiders (never painted on a/c)

HISTORY

1944-01-07   Accepted into inventory
1944-01-13  Cheyenne
1944-01-31  Kearney
1944-02-22  Grenier
0000-00-00  Assigned to UK
1944-11-02  RFO - Lt David C. Railford - 1 KIA (tail hit by fl
1945-02-26   Salvaged
1945-03-30   Regained
1945-05-14   Taxi accident
1945-05-14  Salvaged
0000-00-00  
1945-05-14  Salvaged

Pilot Info

Crew: N/A

Related Info: : N/A, N/A

Comments

    N/A	

PHOTOS:

"MISS CHIEF"  - 350th LN-D 231991   (100th Photo Archives)

 AC 231991 MISS IRISH II/MISS CHIEF after taxi accident. (Photo courtesy of Ernest Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) 

Late shot of Miss Irish II/Miss Chief March 45

338681 XR-V and 231991 LN-T May 14, 1945 Taxi Accident.   Photo courtesy of Tony Pecyk CollectIon 
 

Miss Irish II - 231991

Miss Irish II taxi accident (from the collection of Joseph Ciotola)

May 14, 1945 taxi accident with 338681 XR-V 

 Mechanic working on engine as B17s fly overhead. The A/C in the background is 231991 LN-D, MISS IRISH II-MISS CHIEF-RAIFORDS RAIDERS. (Photo courtesy of Brooks Buford) 

Jacob Wynstra refueling 991 (Courtesy of the Elder family)

Jacob Wynstra with 991.(Courtesy of the Elder Family)

Taxi accident with 681 Grumblin Gremlin III and 991 Raifords Raiders/Miss Irish II/Miss Irish(Photo courtesy of Ernie Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.) 

Taxi accident May 14, 1945 with 681 Grumblin Gremlin III and 991 Raifords Raiders/Miss Irish II/Miss Irish(Photo courtesy of Ernie Havecker and his family: Eileen Rosenthal and Jodi Womack.)