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  B-26 "Sea Wolf" Serial Number 40-1498  
USAAF
5th AF
22nd BG
19th BS

Pilot  ? (survived)
Damaged  January 8, 1943
MACR  none

Aircraft History
Built by Martin. Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 22nd Bombardment Group, 19th Bombardment Squadron. Assigned to pilot Frankin Allen. Nicknamed "Sea Wolf".

Wartime History
Blew a tire on take off from Schwimmer Drome (14 Mile, Laloki) near Port Moresby, damaging the bomber. Written off, ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped.

References
USAF Serial Number Search Results - B-26 40-1498
Revenge of the Red Raiders pages 149, 151, 168 (photo),169, 304, 496, 514, 517, 519, 555-556

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Last Updated
May 11, 2018

 

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