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  A-20G "Big Nig II" Serial Number ?  
5th AF
3rd BG
89th BS

Pilot  1st Lt. James L. Folse (survived)
Gunner  ? (survived)

Force Landed  June 16, 1944

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

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 89th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Big Nig II", after Folse's earlier A-20G "Big Nig" 43-9436 and later A-20G "Big Nig III" 43-21315.

Wartime History
On June 16, 1944 took off from Hollandia Airfield on a strike mission against Kokas. Following the mission, this A-20 was written off. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018


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