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Old 1st February 2020, 19:58
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Anything on two B-24's ?

Hello,
What is known of these two B-24's please ?
B-24E-5-FO.
42-7026

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B-24J-190-CO.
44-41026.

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Old 1st February 2020, 20:33
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Re: Anything on two B-24's ?

For 44-41026 from joebaugher.com



72nd Bombardment Squadron 5th Bombardment Group 13th Air Force Wama Airfield Morotai Island in The Maluku Islands Indonesia Shot Down Nov 7, 1944 By Gunfire From Japanese Mitsubishi A6M3 (Zero) and Crashed in Murcielagos Bay, Mindanao in The Philippine Islands While on a Mission on The Alicante Airfield Negros Island in The Philippine Islands. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Rescued By Natives. MACR 15655
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Old 1st February 2020, 20:35
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Re: Anything on two B-24's ?

http://joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html
42-7026 (MSN 50) June 29, 1943 577th Bombardment Squadron 392nd Bombardment Group 2nd Air Force Alamogordo Army Airfield, New Mexico. Transfered to Pubelo Army Airfield Colorado. Aircraft Fate Unknown. Believed Scrapped.

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44-41026 72nd Bombardment Squadron 5th Bombardment Group 13th Air Force Wama Airfield Morotai Island in The Maluku Islands Indonesia Shot Down Nov 7, 1944 By Gunfire From Japanese Mitsubishi A6M3 (Zero) and Crashed in Murcielagos Bay, Mindanao in The Philippine Islands While on a Mission on The Alicante Airfield Negros Island in The Philippine Islands. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Rescued By Natives. MACR 15655
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Old 1st February 2020, 21:16
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Re: Anything on two B-24's ?

Thanks to you both,
Looks like I will have to update my saved Joe Baugher page.
Mine showed no numbers between 44-41020 and 44-41029

44-41029 is the a/c I was looking for
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