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  B-24D-CO "Pride Of The Yanks" Serial Number A72-1  
RAAF
7 OTU

Former Assignment
USAAF
5th AF
90th BG

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Delivered to the U. S. Army as serial number 41-11904. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 90th Bomb Group. Nicknamed "Pride Of The Yanks".

On February 15, 1944 assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as Liberator A72-1. Assigned to t 7 Operational Training Unit (OTU) based at Tocumwal Airfield.

On October 2, 1944, two bombers: Liberators A72-1 and Liberator A72-4 were destroyed in a hangar fire at Tocumwal Airfield . Both aircraft were converted to components.

References
ADF Serials - B-24 Liberator A72-1
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
May 13, 2018

 

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