NAME TP - M# SER - BLK - MF

SERIAL #

AF

BG

BS

SC RCL/# V#-P

PHOTO CREDITS

TOUGHY

B

-

24

D1

-

65

-

CO

42-40525

5

43

64

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~

00-2

N/A

Starboard (Right) Side

Contributor - Pete Johnston
Flew 16 missions in the 380th BG then sent to Charters Towers 5 Dec 43 for nose turret modification. Transferred to 43rd BG where she failed to join formation after take off from Nadzab, for a raid on Sarmi, 7 May 44 (MACR 5664). Wreckage was discovered in 1974 north of Kaiapit and many of the crew's remains found were still at their positions. An Australian Army team brought their remains to the US Army Central Identification Labratory branch (since closed) in Tachikawa, Japan.

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