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  A-20G-40-DO "Big Nig III" Serial Number 43-21315 Tail W
USAAF
5th AF
3rd BG
89th BS

Pilot  Captain James L. Folse (survived)
Gunner  ? (survived)

Force Landed  June 16, 1944


Aircraft History
Built at Douglas. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 3rd Bombardment Group, 89th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Big Nig III", after Folse's two earlier aircraft: A-20G "Big Nig" 43-9436 and A-20G "Big Nig II".

Wartime History
Took off from Hollandia on a mission against Kokas. Written off after landing.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

Tech Info
A-20

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