Built by Northrop in Hawthorne, California on July 30, 1944. Delivered to the U. S. Army on August 2, 1944. Disassembled shipped overseas on September 15, 1944 as cargo aboard a liberty ship. Unloaded on Oahu and reassembled at Hickam Field.
Assigned to the 7th Air Force, 7th Fighter Wing, 548th Night Fighter
Squadron based at Hickam Field and later Kipapa Field. Assigned to pilot Captain Bill Dames, radio operator D'Andrea and
gunner Sgt Robert C. Ryder. Nicknamed "Bat Outa Hell". On August 6, 1946 stricken from charge. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.
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January 31, 2018