1/48 P-47D “Tony” 5th Emergency Rescue Service ( ERS)
This Aircraft was the P-47D -2-re 42-75855 code 5F-A This aircraft was based at RAF Boxted Essex 1944
The physical rating was 4-F or 5-F, Any aircraft holding this rating was unfit for service . The letters WW
(War Weary).aircraft sat on the end of the runway at Boxted. After trails with dinghy packs and smoke
markers , The aircrafts was used for rescue of downed pilots patrolling the English Channel in 1944.
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