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B-24J Liberator   42-110153
Manufacturing Data
Serial Number 42-110153
Model B-24J
Manufacturer Consolidated - San Diego, California
Production Block B-24J-140-CO
Color Olive Drab aka OD
Group Data
Date Assigned to 492nd Original aircraft for the 858th BS
Obtained From Consolidated
Flyover Pilot 2nd Lt Lloyd Herbert Crew 802
Total Missions w/492nd 2
Total WWII Missions 2
There was two planes with serial numbers ending in 153 (see Footnotes).
858th Squadron Code: 9A
Tail Code: R- (underlined)
To our knowledge this aircraft was never given a nickname nor had any nose art painted on it.
19 May 44: Lost w/Herbert Crew 802
Shot up over Germany and dropped out of formation and was never seen again.
10 KIA, MACR 5240
This plane was replaced with 42-95230 obtained from the replacement depot.
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Herbert Crew 802
Links to missions
flown by this plane
are below in the
Mission Record
Mission Record
Documented Missions with the 492nd BG, 858th BS
Date Mission Mission # Pilot Crew Notes
19 May 44 Brunswick, Germany
 Link to Mission 05 page 05
Herbert 802 Target: Marshalling yard.
Lost: 10 KIA, MACR 5240
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