Combat veteran A-26 Invader unveiled at NEAM

A preserved A-26 Invader in flight. (Photo Javier Pedreira (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0))

After a 9-year restoration process, the Douglas A-26C Invader s/n 43-22499 nicknamed “Reida Rae” was unveiled on October 6th at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, CT.

The aircraft flew combat missions with the 416th Bombardment Group of 9th Air Force in Europe from December 1944 to August 1945 (sic). Twelve 416th BG veterans were present at the NEAM for the unveiling.

Source: Aeroplane Monthly

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    • Dale on January 31, 2013 at 1:54 AM
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    Great Plane except for the one that crashed in our back yard and neighborhood. North Long Beach, CA 1945

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