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B-24H Liberator   41-29489
Manufacturing Data
Serial Number 41-29489
Model B-24H
Manufacturer Consolidated - Fort Worth, Texas
Production Block B-24H-15-CF
Color Olive Drab aka OD
Group Data
Date Assigned to 492nd Late May
Obtained From 458th BG
Flyover Pilot unknown
Total Missions w/492nd 6
Total WWII Missions unknown
Served in two squadrons while at the 458th BG
753rd Squadron Code: J4
Tail Code: K
752nd Squadron Code: 7V
Tail Code: T
Obtained from the 458th BG during the J for H trade for PROJECT AZON. This plane's last 458th mission flown was on 31 May 44 while its first with the 492nd was on 6 Jun 44 so this plane came over during that time.
At this time we do not know which plane this one replaced.
859th Squadron Code: X4
Tail Code: M+
First mission recorded with an 858th crew (see Footnotes).
To our knowledge this aircraft was never given a nickname or had any nose art painted on it.
Transferred to the 448th BG shortly after its last mission on 15 Jun 44. Replaced with 44-40103 SAY WHEN obtained from the 858th on 19 Jun 44.
More Info
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Prewitte Crew 916
Crew 807
Wolf Crew 911
Roads Crew 915
Crew R-08
J for H trade
Links to missions
flown by this plane
are below in the
Mission Record
458th BG site
448th BG site
Mission Record
Documented Missions with the 492nd BG, 859th BS
Date Mission Mission # Pilot Crew Notes
6 Jun 44 Invasion coast, France
 Link to Mission 18 page 18
Handwright 807 Target: Tactical
Plane lent to the 858th BS
8 Jun 44 Angers, France
 Link to Mission 20 page 20
Wolf 911 Target: Tactical
10 Jun 44 Boulogne, France
 Link to Mission 21 page 21
Roads 915 Target: Airfield
11 Jun 44 La Possonniere, France
 Link to Mission 23 page 23
Prewitte 916 Target: Marshalling yard
12 Jun 44 Dreux, France
 Link to Mission 25 page 25
McGowan R-08 Target: Airfield
15 Jun 44 Tours, France
 Link to Mission 28 page 28
Prewitte 916 Target: Railroad bridge
Bombed target in Le Mans
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