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B-24J Liberator   44-40133   UNINVITED
Manufacturing Data
Serial Number 44-40133
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 Capt James Lewis Crew 813
Total Missions w/492nd 2
Total WWII Missions 2
The name UNINVITED was verified by Howard Heckmann, Crew 813
858th Squadron Code: 9A
Tail Code: unknown
19 May 44: Lost w/Lewis Crew 813
Flew as lead ship of the group's 2nd section (high right). Also flying on board was the Operations Officer, Lt James Rogers. They were shot down by German FW-190s as they were approaching Brunswick.
8 KIA, 3 POW, MACR 5245
We do not know which plane replaced this one.
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Lewis Crew 813
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
Lewis 813 Target: Oil refinery
19 May 44 Brunswick, Germany
 Link to Mission 05 page 05
Lewis 813 Target: Marshalling yard
Lost, 8 KIA, 3 POW, MACR 5245
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