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  B-24J-120-CO Liberator Serial Number 42-109977  
USAAF
5th AF
22nd BG
19th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-24J-120-CO Liberator serial number 42-109977. Ferried overseas via Hickam Field then across the Pacific to the South West Pacific Area (SWPA).

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 22nd Bombardment Group, 19th Bombardment Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On April 16, 1944 took off on a bombing mission against Hollandia. Returning, encountered a severe weather front and force landed at Saidor Airfield. Afterwards written off.

References
Black Sunday (2000) by Michael Claringbould

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019

 

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