NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

CENSORED

B

-

24

D1

-

160

-

CO

42-72831

7

11 431

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01-1 N/A

Renamed from HEAVEN CAN WAIT after transfer from 30th BG

Contributor - Alan Griffith

Info Contributor - Robert Livingstone

Modified in the ZI at OCAD as a B-24D1, received by the 7th AF on 17 Oct 43 & assigned to 30th BG / 819th BS. Later the names "Joy" & "Rosie" disappeared and "Don Ameche" appeared inside the original lettering. Transferred to 11th BG / 431st BS and all lettering removed and replaced with CENSORED. It survived its combat career to become an RB-24D, suffered a taxi accident at Eniwetok on 14 Aug 45 and is listed as "CON OBS" (scrapped as obsolete = not worth repairing) on 27 Sep 45.

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