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  B-26 Marauder Serial Number 40-1447  
11th AF
28th BG (28th CG)
73rd BS

73rd BS May 1942

Aircraft History
Built by Martin in Baltimore, Maryland. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-26 Marauder serial number 40-1447.

Wartime History
During early 1942, assigned to the 11th Air Force, 28th Bombardment Group (28th Composite Group) to the 73rd Bombardment Squadron. No known nickname or nose art. During May 1942, photographed parked at at Cold Bay Airfield in Alaska armed with an aerial torpedo.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

USAF Serial Number Search Results - B-26 40-1447

"1447 (22nd BG, 2nd BS) blew tire on landing at Reid River, Australia Apr 22, 1942 and scavenged for parts. [this is incorrect, no 22nd BG plane was lost that day]"

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Last Updated
October 1, 2018


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