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  F-7A "The Wango Wango Bird" Serial Number 42-64048  
USAAF
5th AF
6th PRG
20th CMS

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c1944

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated as B-24J-1-CF Liberator. Converted to F-7A photographic reconnaissance version. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the South-West Pacific Area.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 6th Photographic Reconnaissance Group (PRG), 20th Combat Mapping Squadron (CMS). Nicknamed "Wango Wango Bird". Assigned to pilot Hunt. This F-7A flew combat missions over New Guinea.

Mission History
On June 17, 1944 destroyed during a landing at Nadzab Airfield.

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January 9, 2018

 

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