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Brewery Wagon nose art

B-24D-25CO 41-24294
Brewery Wagon

AIRCRAFT TYPE: B-24D-25 MANUFACTURE: CO

CONSTRUCTION #: 1089 SERIES NUMBER: 75 / 92

DATE BUILT: 00 Dec 1942 DATE ACCEPTED: 00 Dec 1942 DATE SOC: 01 August 1943


AIR FORCE ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
9th01 May 43 - 01 Aug. 43


GROUP ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
376th01 May 43 - 01 Aug. 43


SQUADRON ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
512nd01 May 43 - 01 Aug. 43


  • GROUP MARKINGS:
  • SQUADRON MARKINGS:
  • A/C I.D. MARKINGS: 36 V
  • MARKINGS ASSIGNED: 01 May 1943
  • AIRCRAFT NAME (S): Brewery Wagon


  • FINAL LOCATION: Ploesti, Romania
  • MACR: 154

HISTORYEdit

# DATE MISSION PILOT COMMENTS
01 May 43 Reggio, Italy
Target: port facilities
1st Lt McAtee Aborted - weather
104 May 43 Reggio, Italy
Target: port facilities
1st Lt Miller, R.
09 May 43 Messina, Sicily - railroad yard 1st Lt Miller, R. Aborted - engines: #2 oil failure, #3 failing,

all engines - no power at altitude

213 May 43 Augusta, Sicily
Target: port facilities
1st Lt McAtee
321 May 43 San Giovanni, Italy
Target: port facilities
1st Lt. Palm. 1 bomb hung after release, ships generators weak
425 May 43 Messina, Sicily
Target: port facilities
1st Lt. Reynolds Engines: #3 & 4 oil pressure fluctuating
530 May 43 Foggia, Italy
Target: airfield
1st Lt. Reynolds
604 Jun. 43 Grottaglie, Italy
Target: airfield
1st Lt. Iovine
706 Jun. 43 Reggio, Italy
Target: port facilities
1st Lt. Reynolds Engines: #1 cutting out, #3 fuel pressure, #4 throwing oil, #1 voltage regulator failure
19 Jun. 43 San Giovanni, Italy
Target: - railroad yard
1st Lt. Reynolds Aborted - engines: #1 & 4 loosing oil, #3 low oil pressure
821 Jun. 43 Reggio, Italy
Target: railroad yard
1st Lt. Reynolds Aborted - #1 & 4 engines cutting out
Combat damage - cockpit (pilot KIA), engines: #1 & 2, hydraulics
9 02 Jul. 43 Grottaglie, Italy
Target: airfield
2nd Lt VanFleet
05 Jul. 43 Messina, Sicily
port facilities
1st Lt. Iovine Aborted - #1 engine oil line failure
1006 Jul. 43 Gerbini, Sicily
Target: airfield
1st Lt. Iovine Aircraft was sluggish at altitude
11 Jul. 43 Reggio, Italy
Target: airfield
1st Lt. Hines Aborted - engines: #2 threw oil, 3 failure (oil leak), #4 oil pressure fluctuating
1119 Jul. 43 Rome, Italy
Target: railroad yard
1st Lt VanFleet
end 01 Aug. 43 Ploesti, Romania
Target: oil production
1st Lt Palm Combat damage (Me109) - engines #1, 3 & 4, nose holed
shot-down by (Bf 109G) Hauptman W. Steinmann (I./JG 4) - Ploesti, Romania - SOC

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