|Pilot Lt. Thomas J. Hyland (survived)
Ditched March 30, 1945
Buit by Consolidated at San Diego. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force B-24J-210-CO Liberator 44-41360. Assigned to the United States Navy (USN) as PB4Y-1 Liberator bureau number 38925. Assigned to squadron VPB-117. No known nickname or nose art.
On March 30, 1945 took off from McGuire Airfield (San Jose) on a patrol mission. intercepted by two Zeros over Hainan Island and damaged. Returning, this PB4Y-1 ditched at Triton Atoll off Vietnam.
All the crew was rescued by a PBM Mariner later the same day and returned to duty.
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January 5, 2018