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  B-24D-65-CO "Miss Giving" Serial Number 42-40489 / A72-4  
RAAF
7 OTU

Former Assignments:
USAAF
5th AF
380th BG
528th BS


AWM c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Delivered to the U. S. Army as serial number 42-40489. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 380th Bomb Group, 528th Bomb Squadron. Nicknamed "Miss Giving". This bomber flew 27 combat missions.

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 A72-4
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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