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B-24J Liberator   44-40115   MILITANT MISTRESS
Manufacturing Data
Serial Number 44-40115
Model B-24J
Manufacturer Consolidated - San Diego, California
Production Block B-24J-145-CO
Color Silver aka NMF (Natural Metal Finish)
Group Data
Date Assigned to 492nd Original aircraft for the 858th BS
Obtained From Consolidated
Flyover Pilot 2nd Lt Robert Doyle Crew 808
Total Missions w/492nd 4
Total WWII Missions 4
858th Squadron Code: 9A
Tail Code: B- (underlined)
29 May 44: Lost: w/Landry Crew 817
1 KIA, 9 POW, MACR 5222
This aircraft was replaced with 42-50391 OLD 75 obtained from the replacement depot.
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Doyle Crew 808
Landry Crew 817
Fisher Crew 805
Pelkey Crew 815
OLD 75
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
12 May 44 Zeitz, Germany
 Link to Mission 02 page 02
Fisher 805 Target: Oil refinery
19 May 44 Brunswick, Germany
 Link to Mission 05 page 05
Doyle 808 Target: marshalling yard
24 May 44 Brunswick, Germany
 Link to Mission 08 page 08
Pelkey 815 Target: airfield
29 May 44 Politz, Germany
 Link to Mission 12 page 12
Landry 817 Target: Oil refinery
Lost, 1 KIA, 9 POW, MACR 5222
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