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Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Listing by uniit. Note: Some aircraft served in several different BGs, and are listed twice
See also KB-29 Tanker

List by USAAF Serial Number
YB-29-BW
YB-29 "Hobo Queen" 41-36393
B-29-5-BW
B-29 "O'Reilly's Daughter" 42-6264  pilot Savoie crashed August 20, 1944
B-29 "Postville Express" 42-6279 returned to USA likely scrapped
B-29 "Praying Mantis" 42-6286  Pilot Dyer crashed August 20, 1944
B-29-10-BW
B-29 "Gertrude C" 42-6368  pilot Clinkscales crashed August 20, 1944
B-29-15-BW
B-29 "Calamity Sue" 42-6334  pilot Clinkscales crashed August 20, 1944
B-29 "Lethal Lady" 42-6370  pilot Faulkner MIA November 5, 1944
B-29-25-BW
B-29 "Princess Eileen II" 42-24462 444BG
B-29 42-24463 462BG
B-29 42-24469 468BG, 793rd BS crew bailed out due to AAA damage Mar 2, 1945. MACR 12874
B-29-30-BW
B-29 "Chat'nooga Choo Choo" 42-24471 468BG
B-29 42-24474  pilot Carmichael crashed August 20, 1944
B-29 "Hoodlum House II" 42-24475 462BG
B-29 "Windy City II" 42-24486 468BG
B-29 "Bengal Lancer" 42-24487 468BG
B-29 "Deacon's Disciples" 42-24492  pilot Donelan MIA May 14, 1945
B-29 "Nippon Nipper II" 42-24503
B-29 42-24507  collided midair with 42-24507 Mar 25, 1945
B-29-35-BW
B-29 42-24546 468BG
B-29-40-BW
B-29 "Eddie Allen" 42-24579
B-29 42-24581 462BG
B-29 "Little Clambert " 42-24582 40th BG, 448th caught fire and burned loading bombs Chakulia Jan 14, 1945
B-29 "San Antonio Rose" 42-24587 later converted to F-13 photo recon aircraft
B-29 "Calamity Jane" 42-24589 pilot Richard MIA February 1, 1945
B-29 "Haley's Comet" 42-24616 pilot McDonnell shot down January 27, 1945
B-29 "Rosalia Rocket" 42-24656  pilot Goldsworthy MIA December 3, 1944
B-29-45-BW
B-29 "Postville Express" 42-24704  pilot Billings crashed January 11, 1945
B-29 "Robert J Wilson" 42-24714 468BG
B-29 "Miss Lead" 42-24734 468BG
B-29 42-24748  pilot Stickney crashed January 3, 1945 returning from Nagoya
B-29 42-24754  pilot Ellingston crashed March 13, 1945
B-29 42-24757
B-29 "The Leading Lady" 42-24766 pilot Hurlbutt crashed January 3, 1945
B-29 "Rover Boys Express" 42-24769  pilot Smith crashed January 27, 1945
B-29 "Kickapoo Lou" 42-24678 468th BG, 792nd BS bailed out near Singapore AAA on Mar 2, 1945. MACR 12870
B-29 "Fast Company" 42-24691 468BG  postwar to reclamation/scrap at Hill AFB, UT Apr 9, 1951
B-29-50-BW
B-29 "Country Gentleman" 42-24793  pilot Kelby MIA May 14, 1945
B-29 42-24800 462BG
B-29 42-24801  pilot Abranovic crashed May 16, 1945
B-29 "Indian Maid" 42-24809  pilot Fishkin crashed June 5, 1945 over Kobe crew KIA / POW / executed
B-29 42-24838 462BG
B-29-5-BA
B-29 "Tabooma II " 42-63374
B-29 "Her Majesty" 42-63375 ground accident July 2, 1944 at Marietta Aircraft Assembly Plant. Rebuilt and assigned to 5th BW participated in Jan 11, 1945 Mission 27 raid on Singapore Kings drydock from Calcutta.
B-29 "Fubar" 42-63378  444th BG participated in Jan 11, 1945 Mission 27 raid on Singapore Aerodrome from Calcutta. Later named "Lil Herbert". Returned to USA as war weary Feb 1945
B-29-10-BA
B-29 42-63394  w/o Jan 14, 5945 when bombs and fire from 42-24582 destroyed it on the ground at Chakulia
B-29-15-BA
B-29 "Shoot, You're Faded" 42-63407
B-29 "Rushin Rotashun" 42-63417 468BG
B-29 "Werewolf" 42-63423  pilot Hahn crashed January 27, 1945
B-29 "Craig Comet" 42-63445 468BG
B-29 "Trojan Spirit" 42-63446
B-29 "Black Jack II" 42-63451  444th BG  MIA June 5, 1945 over Japan MACR 14606
B-29-20-BA
B-29 "Thunderbird" 42-63454 462BG
B-29 "Genie" 42-63455
B-29 "Belle Ringer" 42-63464
B-29 42-63472 462BG
B-29 "Naughty Nancy" 42-63496  444th BG MIA June 1, 1945 over Marianas
B-29-25-BA
B-29 "Long John Silver" 42-63502 462BG
B-29 42-63540 462BG
B-29B-35-BA
B-29 "Maniuwa" 42-63678  pilot Dillingham crashed July 25, 1945
B-29-1-MO
B-29 "Satan's Angel" 42-65202  444th BG collided midair with 42-24507 Mar 25, 1945 near Calcutta and crashed
B-29-15-MO
B-29 "Super Wabbit 42-65222 pilot Nicholson crashed February 19, 1945 rammed by Ki-45
B-29 42-65226  pilot Wilson MIA January 11, 1945
B-29 42-65230 462BG
B-29 "Superstitious Aloyisious" 42-65233
B-29-20-MO
B-29 "The Life of Riley" 42-65241  pilot Riley crashed March 24, 1945
B-29-25-MO
B-29 "Miss America 62" 42-65281  displayed at Travis AFB
B-29A-15-BN
B-29 42-93953  pilot Miller MIA May 5, 1945
B-29 42-93955  pilot Bauer crashed June 22, 1945
B-29A-25-BN
B-29 42-94026  ditched April 24, 1945 MACR 14312 crew of 11 rescued
B-29 "City of Atlanta" 42-94039  pilot Bowers crashed May 29, 1945
B-29-35-MO
B-29 "Bockscar" 44-27297  displayed USAF Museum
B-29-40-MO
B-29 "The Great Artiste" Serial Number 44-27353  scrapped 1949
B-29 "Big Stink / Dave's Dream" 44-27354  scrapped 1960
B-29-45-MO
B-29 "Enola Gay" 44-86292  displayed at NASM Udvar-Hazy Center
B-29-40-BW
B-29 "Undecided" 42-24580
B-29-45-BW
B-29 "Fu-Kemal-Tu" 42-24720
B-29 "Hore-Zontal Dream" 42-24732
B-29A-45-BN
B-29 44-61739  displayed at Brobins AFB, tail section used in restoration of "Jack's Hack"
B-29A-55-BN
B-29A 44-61963 (WW354)  deivered to RAF/RAAF, scrapped 1957
B-29 "Jack's Hack" 44-61975  displayed at New England Air Museum, CT
B-29A-60-BN
B-29A 44-62049 (WW353) delivered to RAF/RAAF scrapped 1956
B-29 "Fifi" 44-62070  displayed at CAF Midland, TX
B-29-50-BW
B-29 "Homing De-Vice" 42-24785  pilot Roberts MIA January 23, 1945
B-29-60-BW
B-29 44-69729  displayed at Museum of Flight
B-29 "Homing Device" 44-69751 pilot Sewell MIA April 4, 1945
B-29 "Look Homeward Angel" 44-69736
B-29-65-BW
B-29 44-69887  pilot Gray crashed May 7, 1945
B-29-70-BW
B-29A 44-69926  pilot Haynes crashed May 14, 1945
B-29 44-69966  pilot Sherman MIA May 14, 1945
B-29 "The Spearhead" 44-69975  scrapped May 23, 1946
B-29 44-69957  converted SB-29 used as a target at NAS China Lake, U.S. Aviation Museum, Inyokern, CA
B-29-75-BW
B-29 "City of Pacific Palisades" 44-70010  pilot Vick damaged May 17, 1945
B-29 "Feather Merchant" 44-70013
B-29 44-70017  pilot Clewett crashed May 14, 1945
B-29-80-BW
B-29 "Sharon Linn" 44-70116 pilot Jordan crashed July 20, 1945
B-29 "Buckin' Bronc / Hog Wild" 44-70136  pilot Queen crash landed August 29, 1945
B-29-90-BW
B-29 44-87744  converted to WB-29, force landed April 2, 1952 afterwards written off.
B-29-95-BW
B-29 "Kee Bird" 45-21768  force landed February 21,1947, attempted salvage failed, burned 1995
B-29B-65-BA
B-29B 44-84149  converted to KB-29 tanker pilot Patton crashed December 26, 1956

Other Known Wrecks
B-29 Tapachau wreckage on Saipan

Last Updated
May 3, 2016

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