Frank Losonsky, original member of The Flying Tigers, has passed away

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AVG Flying Tiger Frank Losonsky (Left)

MONROE, La. – According to the AVG Flying Tigers Association, Frank Losonsky, an original member of the Flying Tigers, has passed away.

An official with the AVG Flying Tigers Association confirmed his passing on social media.

Frank Losonsky was the CEO of the association and most notably an original member of the American Volunteer Group nicknamed the Flying Tigers.

Frank and his son, Terry, wrote a book about Frank’s time in China with Chennault’s Flying Tigers called “Flying Tiger: A Crew Chief’s Story”.

Funeral arrangements are pending.

(Correction: This article has been corrected to reflect that Frank Losonsky was not a member of the 14th Air Force.)

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