FOIL PROOF MARY

Serial No.: 42-73126 Model: B-24J-15-CO



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DATA SHEET

 

 

No.

089

 

 

 

 


SERIAL NO.:


42-73126

MOST POPULAR NOSE ART NAME:


FOIL PROOF MARY

 

 

 

 

MODEL:

B-24J-15-CO

MFR:

Consolidated-San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR'S NO.:

2696

 

 

 

 

INITIAL MFG DATE:

09/02/1943

MFG COMPLETION DATE:

09/09/1943

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLIGHT DATE:

09/13/1943

MOD CENTER DATE:

09/20/1943

 

 

MOD CENTER PLACE:

Tucson

USAAF ACCEPTANCE DATE:

09/15/1943

 

 

TO STAGING AREA DATE:

10/02/1943

STAGING PLACE:

Topeka

OVERSEAS FLIGHT DATE:

10/21/1943

DEPARTURE PLACE:

Fairfield, CA

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS ARRIVAL DATE:

10/26/1943

DESTINATION:

Townsville

 

 

 

 

MOD COMPLETED

 

 

 

OVERSEAS:

 

OVERSEAS MOD PLACE:

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

380/531

ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

   DATE:

 

STATION:

Long Strip

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST MISSION:

12/27/1943

WHERE (1ST MISSION):

Shipping, Pomelaa

 

 

 

 

NO. OF MISSIONS:

10 AU

TERMINATION DATE:

02/05/1944

 

 

 

 

WHY TERMINATED:

Damaged by Flak, Crash Landed

WHERE TERMINATED:

Crocker Island, NT, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

STRICKEN OFF CHARGE:

03/28/1944

WHERE REMOVED:

 

 

                NOTES:      

          


 

AIRCRAFT RECORD CARD

 
Nose Art: FOIL PROOF MARY
Serial No.: 42-73126
Model: B-24J-15-CO
 

 




MAINTENANCE CREW

 
Nose Art: FOIL PROOF MARY
Serial No.: 42-73126
Model: B-24J-15-CO

 


 

SSN

Rank

Name

Crew Chief(s):

36321335

M/Sgt

Edmund S. Babinski

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Mechanic(s):

 

 

Not Available in Current Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    Notes:    

 

 



MISSION RECORD



 

FOIL PROOF MARY

Serial No.:  42-73126 Model: B-24J-15-CO

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest.

 

 

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 53; Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 170.

 

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 169.

 

 

Source:  Livingstone, Under the Southern Cross, p. 83.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 171.

 


 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 171.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 171.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 171.

 


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