NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

SPARE PARTS

B

-

24

H

-

15

-

CF 41-29350

8

466 785 2U W+ 02-2

N/A

Starboard (Right) Side

Info Contributor - James A. Leddy

Caption Reads: "'Spare Parts', B-24 which suffered battle scars in an attack on Neunkirchen on 27 May 1944 is getting a new No. 3 engine. The plane is part of a Group which was recently commended by Gen. Doolittle for performing the longest first operational combat mission lasting 9 1/2 hours, and has flown 37 missions in a two-month period."

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan

Lost 18 Jul 44. 466th BG flew its first combat mission on 22 Mar 44 and its 37th mission immediately preceded the Neunkirchen one and was flown on 25 May 44. 

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