Douglas RB-26, Mississippi ANG
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N 32° 19.656 W 090° 04.929
15S E 774673 N 3580490
Quick Description: An RB-26 on display at the Charles L. Sullivan ANG base in Jackson, MS.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2006 2:52:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMVN2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team GeoDuo
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Long Description:
Excerpt from the plaque:

This is the first operational aircraft of the 183 Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron, night photo.

The RB-26 was operational from 1 July, 1953 to 2 April, 1958 when Major Thomas F. Brown and 2Lt Normer L. Gill, Jr. Flew the last aircraft to the Davis-Monthan AFB boneyard.

The 183rd had the distinction of being the only unit in the Air National Guard with a night photo mission.
Type of Aircraft: (make/model): Douglas RB-26

Tail Number: (S/N): 44-34559

Construction:: original aircraft

Location (park, airport, museum, etc.): Mississippi ANG base in Jackson, MS

inside / outside: outside

Other Information:: Not listed

Access restrictions: Not listed

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