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  A-20A-DO "Maid In Japan" Serial Number A28-38  
RAAF
22 Squadron

Former Assignments
USAAF
5th AF
3rd BG
89th BS


3rd BG c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas as A-20A Havoc. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as A-20A-DO Havoc serial number 40-139. Disassembled and shipped overseas to Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 89th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Maid In Japan". This aircraft operated from 3-Mile Drome (Kila) near Port Moresby.

During November 1943 delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Boston serial number A28-38. Assigned to No. 22 Squadron.

During April 1945, converted to components and scrapped.

References
Boston in service with Royal Australian Air Force
ADF Serials - Boston A28-38
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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