|Pilot Captain James L. Folse (survived)
Gunner ? (survived)
Force Landed June 16, 1944
Built at Douglas. Constructors Number 20962. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as A-20G-40-DO Havoc serial number 43-21315. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.
Assigned to the 3rd Bombardment Group, 89th Bombardment Squadron. Assigned to pilot Captain James L. Folse with crew chief Sgt H. Morin. Tail letter "W". Nicknamed "Big Nig III" with the nose art of a Damon Runyon inspired character on the left side of the nose painted by SSgt Tony Benson. Previously Folse was assigined A-20G "Big Nig" 43-9436 and A-20G "Big Nig II". This A-20 flew combat missions in New Guinea. Ultimate fate unknown, likely written off and scrapped.
Louis Folse (son of 1st Lt. James L. Folse)
USAF Serial Number Search Results - A-20G-40-DO Havoc 43-21315
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December 3, 2020