Database Search

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Select a record category from RECORDS above. When you have selected a category, you will see search options for that category above the record list. 

Most fields require at least three characters. When you submit your query, the search engine will return all records that contain your search term.

Note that when searching for an aircraft serial number, you must enter the full serial number without the leading "4" and without a dash in the Aircraft SN search field. For example, you would enter 42-37772 as 237772.

The Personnel name field searches both last and first names, so if you enter the search term, "Russ", the search engine will return both Russell Abel and James Russell.

You narrow the search by entering more characters into the search field. For example, "Russ" returns many hits. "Russell" returns fewer hits. The same principle applies to all queries.

The POW and KIA categories are list only and are not searchable.

Crew PILOT: Harry E.  BETHEA

Kneeling: Harry Bethea (P), Leonard Coleman (CP), Robert Barry (NAV), George Reid (BOM)
Standing: William Hellen (TTE), Edward Skapin (WG), Robert Vance (ROG), Carl Dobbins (WG),
Donald Harris (TG), Garnet Symington (BTG)
Photo courtesy of Leonard Aubert - 8 Feb 2006

Crew Members:

Crew 1

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Harry E. BETHEA P RFS
2 LT Leonard F. COLEMAN CP/P CPT
3 LT Robert W. BARRY NAV POW
4 LT George L. REID BOM NOC
5 S/SGT William R. HELLEN TTE CPT
6 S/SGT Robert A. VANCE ROG CPT
7 SGT Garnet E. SYMINGTON BTG CPT
8 M/SGT Carl C. DOBBINS WG CPT
9 SGT Edward A. SKAPIN WG NOC
10 S/SGT Donald W. HARRIS TG NOC

Crew 2

NBR Person Position Status
1 LT Harry E. BETHEA P RFS
2 S/SGT William E. STEIN WG CPT

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