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AIRCRAFT TYPE: B-24D-160 MANUFACTURE: CO

CONSTRUCTION #: 2414 SERIES NUMBER: 30 / 50

DATE BUILT: 00 Aug 43 DATE ACCEPTED: 00 Aug 43 DATE SOC: 06 Dec 43


AIR FORCE ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
9th00 Aug 43 – 18 Sep 43
12th18 Sep 43 – 01 Nov 43
15th01 Nov 43 – 06 Dec 43


COMBAT WING ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
5th18 Sep 43 – 01 Nov 43
47th01 Nov 43 – 06 Dec 43


GROUP ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
376th00 Aug 43 – 06 Dec 43


SQUADRON ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
512nd00 Aug 43 – 00 Apr 44


  • FINAL LOCATION: Shot-down: Athens, Greece
  • MACR: 1478
  • GROUP MARKINGS: Circle 4
  • SQUADRON MARKINGS:
  • A/C I.D. MARKINGS: 75 K
  • MARKINGS ASSIGNED: 00 Sep 43
  • AIRCRAFT NAME (S): Jackie Boy

HISTORY

# DATE MISSION PILOT COMMENTS
00 Aug 43Airfield Location:
Herington AAB, KS
2nd Lt Metzger, W.Acceptance & training
28 Aug 43Airfield Location:
Dow Field, ME
2nd Lt Metzger, WFirst leg overseas departure
29 Aug 43Airfield Location:
Gander, Newfoundland
2nd Lt Metzger, W.Operations Orders Number 398
00 Sept 43Airfield Location:
Berka 2 – Benghazi, Libya
101 Oct 43Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Target: Aircraft Mfg
2nd Lt Goldis, ACombat damage (AA): 2 holes in bomb bay doors
02 Oct 43Airfield Location:
Enfidaville, Tunisia
07 Oct 43Maritza, Crete
Target: airfield
2nd Lt Metzger, WAborted: waist gunner sick - landed Benina Airfield
208 Oct 43Kastelli, Crete
Target: airfield
2nd Lt Metzger, W
309 Oct 43Rhodes, Greece
Target: airfield
2nd Lt McClain, M.H.
410 Oct 43Rhodes, Greece
Target: airfield
2nd Lt Metzger, WIFF and tail turret failure
514 Oct 43Porto Civitanova, Italy
Target: railroad bridge
2nd Lt Metzger, W
619 Oct 43Porto Civitanova, Italy
Target: railroad bridge
2nd Lt Metzger, W
721 Oct 43Orvieto, Italy
Target: railroad bridge
2nd Lt Metzger, W
24 Oct 43Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Target: Airframe mfg
2nd Lt Metzger, WAborted: target overcast - jettisoned bombs in Tyrrhenian Sea
830 Oct 43Genoa, Italy
Target: port facilities
2nd Lt Metzger, W
902 Nov 43Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Target: Airframe mfg
2nd Lt McClain, M.H.Combat damage (AA) bomb bay
1009 Nov 43Villar Perosa, Italy
Target: Ball-bearing factory
2nd Lt Metzger, WCombat damage (AA): bomb bay doors. # 4 engine loosing oil - feathered
1111 Nov 43Annecy, France
Target: Ball-bearing factory
2nd Lt Wendell, C.
15 Nov 43Athens Greece
Target: Eleusis airfield
2nd Lt Metzger, WAborted: radio operator sick
24 Nov 43Airfield Location:
San Pancrazio, Italy
1226 Nov 43Cesano, Italy
Target: railroad bridge
2nd Lt Pudelwitts, R.F.Unable to get full right aileron travel
29 Nov 43Rome, Italy
Target: airfield
1st Lt Goldis, AAborted: # 2 & 4 superchargers failures
30 Nov 43Klagenfurt, Austria
Target: Aircraft manufacturer
1st Lt Metzger, WAborted: weather
1302 Dec 43Bolzano, Italy
Target: Port facilities
1st Lt Metzger, WCombat damage (AA): 2 holes in airframe.
1403 Dec 43Rome, Italy
Target: Casale airfield
1st Lt Metzger, W
06 Dec 43Athens, Greece
Target: Eleusis airfield
1st Lt Metzger, WCombat damage (AA): # 3 engine shot-up, # 1 & 2 on fire, # 4 smoking
crashed: Athens @ 38 40N 22 50E - SOC

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