380th

Bomb Group

380th Bomb Group Association
World War II Veterans Group
 

WE WENT TO WAR

PARTS V and VI:  THE PLANES WE FLEW



THE AIRCRAFT 

LISTED BY MODEL AND SERIAL NUMBER


Model No.

Serial No.

Nose Art Name

Record No.

Found in Part(s)

Fate

Notes

B-24D-25-CO

41-24248

ALLEY OOP

001

V

Crash Landing

 

B-24D-53-CO

42-40351

BIG CHIEF COCKEYE

002

V

Crash, Hit Mountain on Mission, No Enemy Involvement

 

B-24D-53-CO

42-40369

SHADY LADY

003

V

Damaged, Crash Landing, Sent to Townsville Repairs, Not Returned, Probably Salvaged

 

B-24D-53-CO

42-40387

BEAUTIFUL BETSY

004

V

Crash, Hit Mountain, Courier, Wreck not found until July 1994

 

B-24D-55-CO

42-40393

BLACK MAGIC

005

V

Destroyed, Enemy Air Raid

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40485

FYRTLE MYRTLE

006

V

Shot Down, Fighters

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40486

DIS-GUSTED

007

V

Destroyed, Enemy Air Raid

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40489

MISS GIVING

008

V

Transferred to RAAF, A72-4 (03/03/1944)

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40491

POOCHIE

009

V

Crash Landing, Burn-Out in Grass Fire

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40492

MISS MARY

010

V

Shot Down, Fighters, Western New Guinea, Found May 1972

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40493

LITTLE EVE

011

V

Transferred, 90th BG

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40495

DAUNTLESS DOTTIE

012

V & VI

Salvaged, Biak

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40496

JUAREZ WHISTLE

013

V

Crash Landing

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40497

HOMMA HOMMA KID / OLE 8 BALL

014

V

Destroyed, Air Raid

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40500

CARELESS

015

V

Shot Down, Fighters

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40502

HELL'S ANGEL

016

V

Damaged, Take-off Crash, Sent to Townsville, Not Returned, Apparently Salvaged

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40502

PEGGY

016

V

Damaged, Take-off Crash, Sent to Townsville, Not Returned, Apparently Salvaged

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40504

GUS'S BUS

017

V

Damaged, Crash Landing-Salvaged

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40505

MR FIVE BY FIVE

018

V

Nose Turret Installation - Transferred to 90th BG, 43rd BG and CRTC

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40507

ESMERALDA II

019

V

Shot Down

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40508

80 DAYS MAJOR

020

V

Transferred to RAAF for Spares (03/28/1944)

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40509

NOTHING SACRED

021

V

Crashed, Returning Damaged from Mission to Langgoer

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40510

JUNGLE QUEEN II

022

V

Sent for Salvage as War Weary, Apparently Refurbished with Nose Turret

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40511

LADY JEANNE

023

V

Sent for Salvage as War Weary, Apparently Refurbished with Nose Turret and Transferred to 90th BG

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40512

SHE 'ASTA

024

V

Transferred to RAAF, A72-5 (03/03/1944)

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40513

SNAFU

025

V

Wrecked, T/O Accident, Salvaged

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40514

LUCKY

026

V

Damaged in Landing, Repaired, Transferred to RAAF, A72-11 (11/12/1944)

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40515

SOOPER DROOPER

027

V

Transferred to 43BG

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40516

ROBBIE L

028

V

Take-off Accident, Salvaged

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40517

KATHY

029

V

Destroyed, Mid-Air Collision

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40518

GOLDEN GATOR / PUG

030

V

Shot Down, Fighters

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40519

(UNKNOWN)

031

V

Lost at Sea on Deployment

No pics

B-24D-65-CO

42-40521

THE GOLDEN GOOSE

032

V

Sent for Salvage (12/1943) as War Weary, Apparently Refurbished and Used by Others

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40522

DELIVERER

033

V

Nose Turret Modification, Transferred RAAF, A72-6 (03/03/1944)

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40524

THE RED ASS

034

V

Shot down, Flak or Friendly Fire by Own Bombs

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40525

TOUGHY

035

V

Transferred to 43rdBG and Lost 05/07/1944

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40526

PRINCE VALIANT / PUG (II)

036

V

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-65-CO

42-40527

THE LEILA BELLE

037

V

Shot Down

 

B-24D-70-CO

42-40528

DAUNTLESS DABBIE

038

V

Mid-Air Collision

 

B-24D-70-CO

42-40532

LITTLE JOE

039

V

Shot Down, Fighters

 

B-24D-70-CO

42-40534

THE ONE

040

V

Transferred to RAAF as spares

No pics

B-24D-90-CO

42-40683

(NONE)

041

V

Crash Landing, Out of Gas, Manokwari Mission

No pics

B-24D-105-CO

42-40827

OLD HICKORY

042

V

Crash Landing (03/1944) (Horton)

 

B-24D-115-CO

42-40935

QUEER DEAR / QUEER DEER

043

V

Salvaged

 

B-24D-120-CO

42-40967

BLACK WIDOW

044

V

Shot Down

 

B-24D-120-CO

42-40979

ROBBIE L II

045

V

Salvaged

 

B-24D-130-CO

42-41071

MORBID MOE

046

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24D-135-CO

42-41117

(NONE)

047

V

Shot Down

No pics

B-24D-135-CO

42-41120

SNAFU No. II

048

V

Salvaged

 

B-24D-135-CO

42-41125

GUS'S BUS II

049

V

Take-off Crash, Salvaged

 

B-24D-135-CO

42-41133

GYPSY

050

V

Take-off Crash

 

B-24D-145-CO

42-41182

(NONE)

051

V

Crash Landing

No pics

B-24D-145-CO

42-41214

B.T.O.

052

V

Shot Down

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41219

SACK TIME

053

V

Damaged, Landing Collision, Salvaged

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41222

HELL'S BELLE

054

V

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41225

SUNSHINE I

055

V

Shot Down, Fighters

 

B24-D-150-CO

42-41234

CAREER GIRL

056

V

Damaged, Take-off Crash, Sent Townsville, Not Returned

 

B24-D-150-CO

42-41236

(NONE)

057

V

Crash Landing, Take-off Engine Trouble, Destroyed

No pics

B-24D-150-CO

42-41237

JUGGLIN' JOSIE

058

V

Salvaged after Crash Landing

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41238

HOMMA HOMMA KID II

059

V

Damaged on Mission, Sent to Townsville, Not Returned

No pics

B-24D-150-CO

42-41239

BLACK VELVET

060

V

Crash Landing

No pics

B-24D-150-CO

42-41241

(NONE)

061

V

Sent for Salvage After Spin Recovery, Apparently Refurbished and Used by Others

No pics

B-24D-150-CO

42-41242

(NONE)

062

V

Crash Landing, Destroyed

No pics

B-24D-150-CO

42-41243

BATTLE WEARY / FASCINATING BITCH

063

V

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41247

ADELAIDE FEVER

064

V

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41248

BEBE

066

V

Destroyed by Crash Landing of M236

 

B-24D-150-CO

42-41249

POISON IVY

066

V

Salvaged, War Weary

No pics

B-24D-20-CF

42-63989

SATAN'S SECRETARY

067

V

Salvaged, 05/16/1945

 

B-24D-20-CF

42-63991

THE DUCHESS OF PADUCAH

068

V

Salvaged, 05/31/1945

 

B-24D-20-CF

42-64045

ATOM SMASHER

069

V

Temporary Assignment, Transferred

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72775

QUACK WAC

070

V

Crash Landing after Shot-up on Mission, Salvaged

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72790

SANDRA KAY

071

V & VI

Crash Landing

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72795

LI'L D'-ICER

072

V

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72799

MALE CALL

073

V & VI

Salvaged, War Weary

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72801

BIG ASS BIRD II

074

V

Hit Mountain, Babo Mission

 

B-24D-155-CO

42-72808

JE REVIENS

075

V

Salvaged

 

B-24D-170-CO

42-72942

PUSS & BOOTS

076

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24D-170-CO

42-72951

BAIL-OUT BELLE

077

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24D-170-CO

42-72953

JEZEBELLE

078

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-1-CO

42-72964

DOTTIE'S DOUBLE

079

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-10-CO

42-73112

DALLY'S DILLY

080

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-10-CO

42-73113

THE BIG ASS BIRD

081

V

Shot up on Mission and Salvaged

 

B-24J-10-CO

42-73114

CARROT TOP

082

V & VI

Crash Landing

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73115

(NONE)

083

V

Shot Down, Fighters

No pics

B-24J-15-CO

42-73116

HEAVENLY BODY

084

V & VI

Ditched, Engine Failure

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73117

DOODLEBUG

085

V

Ditched After Fighter Damage

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73121

PAPPY'S PASSION II / ROYAL FLUSH II

086

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24D-135-CO

42-73124

(NONE)

087

V

Take-off Crash

No pics

B-24J-15-CO

42-73125

(NONE)

088

V

Crash Landing After Fighter Damage

No pics

B-24J-15-CO

42-73126

FOIL PROOF MARY

089

V

Damaged by Flak, Crash Landed

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73127

(NONE)

090

V

Damaged in Landing, Sent for Repair, Not Returned

No pics

B-24J-15-CO

42-73133

SAD SACK

091

V

Flak Damage, Shipping, Salvaged

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73134

MILADY

092

V

Crash

 

B-24J-15-CO

42-73164

SNORKEY

093

V

Salvaged

 

B-24J-20-CO

42-73167

THE BEAUTIFUL BEAST

094

V

Salvaged After Taxi Accident

 

B-24J-20-CO

42-73186

(NONE)

095

V

Crash Landing

No pics

B-24J-20-CO

42-73187

PAPER DOLL

096

V

Shot Down

 

B-24J-20-CO

42-73193

B.T.O. II / LADY JEANNE II

097

V

Flak Damage, Crash Landing

 

B-24J-20-CO

42-73201

CRUISIN SUSAN / CRUISIN' SUSAN / TENN SQUIRREL HUNTER

098

V & VI

Crash Landing

 

B-24J-30-CO

42-73275

(NONE)

099

V

Salvaged, 09/1944, Buzzing Accident

No pics

B-24J-35-CO

42-73332

(NONE)

100

V

Take-off Crash

No pics

B-24J-35-CO

42-73333

SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS / UNDEC?IDED

101

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-35-CO

42-73340

FIRST NIGHTER

102

V & VI

Salvaged after Flak Damage

 

B-24J-45-CO

42-73449

(NONE)

103

V

Crash in Bad Weather

No pics

B-24J-45-CO

42-73451

FRISCO FRANNIE

104

V & VI

Salvaged

 
 

B-24J-45-CO

42-73451

RAMEY'S WRECK

104

V & VI

Salvaged

 No pics

B-24J-45-CO

42-73464

ANGEL IN DE SKIES

105

V & VI

Abandoned, Out of Gas

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73474

PATCHES

106

V & VI

Ditched, Engine Failure

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73475

PROP WASH

107

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73481

ESQUIRE

108

V & VI

Crash Landed, Out of Gas

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73485

LUCKY DON

109

V & VI

Take-off Crash

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73488

EH-WHAT'S UP DOC? / READY TEDDY

110

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-50-CO

42-73489

HOT ROCKS / THE SULTAN'S DAUGHTER

111

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-80-CO

42-100209

ROUGH KNIGHT / ROUGH NIGHT!

112

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-80-CO

42-100213

ROSIE O' TH' RAMP

113

V & VI

Salvaged After Crash Landing

 

B-24J-80-CO

42-100214

SIX BITTS

114

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-80-CU

42-100221

THE MISS HAP

115

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-80-CO

42-100226

TODDY

116

V & VI

Salvaged, 10/02/1945

 

B-24J-120-CO

42-109986

FIRE POWER

117

V & VI

Salvaged

No pics

B-24J-120-CO

42-109986

ROBERTA AND SON

117

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-125-CO

42-109990

UNDECIDED

118

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-125-CO

42-109995

ON DE-FENSE

119

V & VI

Crash Landing

 

B-24J-125-CO

42-109999

LITTLE LULU / MADAME QUEEN

120

V & VI

Abandoned After Aborted Crash Landing

 

B-24J-135-CO

42-110115

DRUNKARD'S DREAM

121

V & VI

Take-off Crash

 

B-24J-135-CO

42-110116

LADY LUCK

122

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-135-CO

42-110117

OLD IRONSIDES

123

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24J-135-CO

42-110120

SLEEPY TIME GAL

124

V

Lost on Mission, Fuel Transfer Problems, RAAF Crew

 

B-24J-135-CO

42-110123

BUMS AWAY

125

V & VI

Take-off Crash

 

B-24J-150-CO

44-40189

EMBARRASSED

126

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-150-CO

44-40189

THE SCREAMER

126

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24J-155-CO

44-40342

THE K.O. KID

127

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-160-CO

44-40370

MARY M

128

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-160-CO

44-40371

SILVER LADY

129

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-160-CO

44-40398

PATTY'S PIG

130

V

Shot down - Flak

 

B-24J-160-CO

44-40432

QUEEN HI

131

V & VI

Tranferred to FEAF, 04/09/1947

 

B-24J-160-CO

44-40434

FLAK FLED FLAPPER

132

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-180-CO

44-40801

SQUAW PEAK

133

V & VI

Friendly Fire, Bombs

 

B-24J-185-CO

44-40861

LIL' NILMERG

134

V & VI

ACFH-RFC, 05/01/1946

 

B-24J-185-CO

44-40919

DREAM GAL

135

V & VI

Salvaged

 

B-24J-185-CO

44-40920

SHY-CHI BABY

136

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-185-CO

44-40923

I'LL BE SEEING YOU

137

V & VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24J-185-CO

44-40973

THE DRAGON AND HIS TAIL

138

VI

Transferred

 

B-24L-5-CO

44-41487

GLORIA MARIE NEW ORLEANS

139

VI

Temporary Assignment, Transferred Back to 90th

 

B-24M-1-CO

44-41811

MISSOURI MISS

140

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-5-CO

44-41849

(NONE)

141

VI

Fate not given, probably salvaged

No pics

B-24M-5-CO

44-41867

RANGY LIL

142

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-5-CO

44-41874

(NONE)

191

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-5-CO

44-41875

NET RESULTS

143

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-5-CO

44-41876

LUCKY STRIKE

144

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-20-CO

44-42201

BREADLINE IN ‘49

145

VI

Crash landing

 

B-24M-20-CO

44-42214

QUEEN OF THE STRIP

146

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-20-CO

44-42242

(NONE)

147

VI

Destroyed, crash landing Murtha

No pics

B-24M-20-CO

44-42244

DEANNA'S DREAMBOAT

148

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-20-CO

44-42248

MY DEVOTION

149

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-25-CO

44-42250

NOCTURNAL 'MISSION

150

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-25-CO

44-42263

LUVABLASS

151

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-25-CO

44-42264

(NONE)

192

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-25-CO

44-42314

(NONE)

193

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-25-CO

44-42323

LIQUIDATOR

152

VI

Transferred to FEAF

 

B-24M-25-CO

44-42329

(NONE)

153

VI

Shot down, flak

No pics

B-24M-25-CO

44-42331

MOONLIGHT MAID

154

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-30-CO

44-42351

NANCY

155

VI

Damaged in take-off accident, repaired, transferred

 

B-24M-30-CO

44-42352

(NONE)

156

VI

Shot down, flak

No pics

B-24M-30-CO

44-42378

A WING AN' 10 PRAYERS

157

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-30-CO

44-42381

MISS ELISE

158

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-30-CO

44-42389

(NONE)

194

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-30-CO

44-42397

(NONE)

159

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-30-CO

44-42412

FREE FOR ALL!!!

160

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-30-CO

44-42416

(NONE)

195

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-30-CO

44-42442

(NONE)

196

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-35-CO

44-42467

(NONE)

161

VI

Transferred 90BG

No pics

B-24M-35-CO

44-42487

(NONE)

162

VI

Abandoned after flak damage, Formosa

No pics

B-24L-5-FO

44-49471

(NONE)

163

VI

Salvaged after taxi accident

No pics

B-24L-15-FO

44-49844

(NONE)

164

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24L-15-FO

44-49860

DADDY OF ‘EM ALL

165

VI

Ditched, out of fuel on mission

 

B-24L-20-FO

44-50117

(NONE)

166

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-1-FO

44-50390

BECOMIN' BACK

167

VI

Shot down, flak, last combat loss

 

B-24M-1-FO

44-50396

POM POM EXPRESS

168

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-1-FO

44-50405

TEN HIGH

169

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-5-FO

44-50456

(NONE)

170

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-5-FO

44-50458

(NONE)

197

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-5-FO

44-50459

(NONE)

171

VI

Lost, storms, last wartime loss

No pics

B-24M-5-FO

44-50602

DOUBLE TROUBLE

172

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-10-FO

44-50776

THE RAMBLIN' WRECK

173

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-10-FO

44-50782

(NONE)

174

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-10-FO

44-50794

(NONE)

175

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-10-FO

44-50811

PEACE OFFERING

176

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-15-FO

44-50894

LIBERTY BELLE

177

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-15-FO

44-50913

NOBODY'S DARLING

178

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-50927

BACHELOR'S BROTHEL

179

VI

ACFH-RFC

B-24M-15-FO

44-50941

VIRGIN ABROAD

180

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-15-FO

44-50971

(NONE)

181

VI

Salvaged after crash on take off

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-50977

(NONE)

182

VI

Ditched, Balikpapan mission

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-50988

(NONE)

183

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-50997

(NONE)

184

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-50998

CLARINE FROM ABILENE

185

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-20-FO

44-51100

(NONE)

187

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-15-FO

44-51005

(NONE)

186

VI

 ACFH-RFC

No pics 

B-24M-25-FO

44-51264

(NONE)

188

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics

B-24M-25-FO

44-51301

STATE SIDE STUFF

189

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-25-FO

44-51414

ATOMIC BLONDE

190

VI

ACFH-RFC

 

B-24M-30-FO

44-51526

(NONE)

198

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

B-24M-30-FO

44-51872

(NONE)

199

VI

ACFH-RFC

No pics
No combat history

 

ACFH:

Air Crew Fly Home (return of combat crew and their aircraft to the U.S. after close of hostilities)

 


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380th Aircraft Types

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Part V - Table of Contents

 

Part V - Introduction

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Last updated: 26 August 2014