Frank Rutherford crew joined the 513th Squadron on June 14, 1944.
2nd. Lts. Frank O. Rutherford - Pilot; Roger S. Bullard - Co-Pilot; Earl M. Kesler - Navigator; Harry Chernik - Bombardier; S/Sgts. James M. Huey - Engineer; James W. VanBibber - Waist Gunner/Radio Operator; Sgts. M. Frank Oberling - Nose Gunner; Clifford P. Fenn - Ball Turret Gunner; Glenn R. Doshier - Waist Gunner; Lawrence V. Davis - Tail Gunner.
"I took the picture after they (Rutherford) crash landed when a tire blew out on landing at the end of a mission to Ploesti on June 24th. I was flying #45, Deputy lead, on the mission."
George W. Crawford