1955 MILADY

MILADY

Serial No.: 42-73134 Model: B-24J-15-CO



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DATA SHEET

 

 

No.

092

 

 

 

 


SERIAL NO.:


42-73134

MOST POPULAR NOSE ART NAME:


"MILADY"

 

 

 

 

MODEL:

B-24J-15-CO

MFR:

Consolidated-San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR'S NO.:

2704

 

 

 

 

INITIAL MFG DATE:

09/03/1943

MFG COMPLETION DATE:

09/10/1943

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLIGHT DATE:

09/14/1943

MOD CENTER DATE:

09/21/1943

 

 

MOD CENTER PLACE:

Tucson

USAAF ACCEPTANCE DATE:

09/16/1943

 

 

TO STAGING AREA DATE:

09/29/1943

STAGING PLACE:

Topeka

OVERSEAS FLIGHT DATE:

10/29/1943

DEPARTURE PLACE:

Fairfield, CA

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS ARRIVAL DATE:

11/03/1943

DESTINATION:

Townsville

 

 

 

 

MOD COMPLETED

 

 

 

OVERSEAS:

 

OVERSEAS MOD PLACE:

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

380/531

ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

   DATE:

 

STATION:

Long Strip

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST MISSION:

12/17/1943

WHERE (1ST MISSION):

Selaru, Utoram

 

 

 

 

NO. OF MISSIONS:

56 AU

TERMINATION DATE:

01/17/1945

 

 

 

 

WHY TERMINATED:

Crash

WHERE TERMINATED:

Charles Point, Darwin, NT, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

STRICKEN OFF CHARGE:

04/03/1945

WHERE REMOVED:

UCIP

 

                NOTES:              

 

 
 

AIRCRAFT RECORD CARD

 
Nose Art: MILADY
Serial No.: 42-73134
Model: B-24J-15-CO
 




MAINTENANCE CREW

 
Nose Art: MILADY
Serial No.: 42-73134
Model: B-24J-15-CO

 


 

SSN

Rank

Name

Crew Chief(s):

39304134

M/Sgt

William B. Camp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Mechanic(s):

 

 

Not Available in Current Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                Notes:    

 



MISSION RECORD



 

MILADY

Serial No.:  42-73134 Model: B-24J-15-CO

 

 Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest.

  

Left Side - OD

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest.


 

Source:  The Flying Circus, p. 163.

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 195; The Flying Circus, p. 167.

 

 

Source:  The Flying Circus, p. 163.

 

 

 Source:   Anne Debevec Collection.

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 475.

  

 

 Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 260.

 

 

Right Side - OD

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 156.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 475.

 

 

Source:  http://www.b24bestweb.com/milady1.htm

 

Source:  Unknown

 

Right Side - NMF

Source:  http://www.b24bestweb.com/milady3.htm

 

 

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

 

 

Cunningham Crew

Source:  Craig Bellamy.

 

Source:  http://www.halun.com/images/dal2.JPG

 

Source:  Gossard/Frye Videotape.

 

 

 Source:  Gossard/Frye Videotape.

  

 

Left Side - NMF

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 78.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 234.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 302.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 234; William Weeks' Collection.

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 253.

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 253.


Source:  Joe Dally Collection.


Crash Remains and Memorial

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest.

 

Source:  Livingstone, Under the Southern Cross, p. 130.

 

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

 

 Source:  Livingstone, Under the Southern Cross, p. 84.


 

 

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 78; Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 302.

 

 

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest.

 


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