BLACK MAGIC

Serial No.:   42-40393 Model:  B-24D-55-CO



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DATA SHEET

 

 

No.

005

 

 

 

 


SERIAL NO.:


42-40393

MOST POPULAR NOSE ART NAME:


BLACK MAGIC

 

 

 

 

MODEL:

B-24D-55-CO

MFR:

Consolidated-San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR'S NO.:

1470

 

 

 

 

INITIAL MFG DATE:

02/05/1943

MFG COMPLETION DATE:

02/17/1943

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLIGHT DATE:

02/23/1943

MOD CENTER DATE:

03/06/1943

 

 

MOD CENTER PLACE:

Fort Worth

USAAF ACCEPTANCE DATE:

02/24/1943

 

 

TO STAGING AREA DATE:

No ARC

STAGING PLACE:

Topeka

OVERSEAS FLIGHT DATE:

04/15/1943

DEPARTURE PLACE:

Hamilton Field, CA

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS ARRIVAL DATE:

No ARC

DESTINATION:

Amberly Field, Brisbane, AUS

 

 

 

 

MOD COMPLETED

 

 

 

OVERSEAS:

 

OVERSEAS MOD PLACE:

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

380/528

ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

   DATE:

Initial Deployment

STATION:

Fenton

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST MISSION:

06/03/1943

WHERE (1ST MISSION):

Lautem, Timor

 

 

 

 

NO. OF MISSIONS:

1 AU

TERMINATION DATE:

06/30/1943

 

 

 

 

WHY TERMINATED:

Destroyed, Air Raid

WHERE TERMINATED:

Fenton, NT, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

STRICKEN OFF CHARGE:

No ARC

WHERE REMOVED:

No ARC

                  NOTES:   ARC = Aircraft Record Card



 

AIRCRAFT RECORD CARD

 
Nose Art: BLACK MAGIC
Serial No.: 42-40393
Model: B-24D-55-CO
 

 

No ARC 


MAINTENANCE CREW

 
Nose Art: BLACK MAGIC
Serial No.: 42-40393
Model: B-24D-55-CO


 

SSN

Rank

Name

Crew Chief(s):

36234011

M/Sgt

Kenneth W. Boettcher

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Mechanic(s):

 

 

  Not Available in Current Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                Notes:    



MISSION RECORD



 

BLACK MAGIC

Serial No.:  42-40393 Model: B-24D-55-CO

 

Note:  Only pictures available are of the air raid wreckage

 

 

 

Source:  Joe Dally Collection; Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 43.

 

 

Source:  Best in the Southwest, p. 44.

 

Source:  Livingstone, Under the Southern Cross, p. 57.

 


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