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  B-32-20-CF Dominator Serial Number 42-108539  
USAAF
5th AF
312th BG
386th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated-Vultee at Fort Worth, Texas. Assigned to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas to Clark Field.

Wartime History
On August 12, 1945 one of four additional B-32s assigned to the 312th Bombardment Group, 386th Bombardment Squadron for combat tests. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On August 17, 1945 took off from Yontan Airfield on Okinawa on a photographic mission over Tokyo. Over the target, this bomber was heavily damaged but managed to return to base safely. Afterwards, written off. Ultimate fate unknown likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
Dominator pages 46
Echoes of the Dominator pages 109, 112-116, 147
Rampage of the Roarin' 20's mentions this loss

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

Tech Information
B-32

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