NOTHING SACRED

Serial No.: 42-40509 Model: B-24D-65-CO



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DATA SHEET

 

 

No.

021

 

 

 

 


SERIAL NO.:


42-40509

MOST POPULAR NOSE ART NAME:


NOTHING SACRED

 

 

 

 

MODEL:

B-24D-65-CO

MFR:

Consolidated-San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR'S NO.:

1586

 

 

 

 

INITIAL MFG DATE:

03/03/1943

MFG COMPLETION DATE:

03/13/1943

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLIGHT DATE:

03/17/1943

MOD CENTER DATE:

03/21/1943

 

 

MOD CENTER PLACE:

Tucson

USAAF ACCEPTANCE DATE:

03/18/1943

 

 

TO STAGING AREA DATE:

04/13/1943

STAGING PLACE:

Topeka

OVERSEAS FLIGHT DATE:

04/21/1943

DEPARTURE PLACE:

Hamilton Field, CA

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS ARRIVAL DATE:

04/29/1943

DESTINATION:

Amberly Field, Brisbane, AUS

 

 

 

 

MOD COMPLETED

 

 

 

OVERSEAS:

 

OVERSEAS MOD PLACE:

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

380/529/530

ASSIGNMENT

Initial Deployment, To 530

 

 

   DATE:

09/1943

STATION:

Fenton

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST MISSION:

Unknown

WHERE (1ST MISSION):

New Guinea

 

 

 

 

NO. OF MISSIONS:

13 AU

TERMINATION DATE:

09/21/1943

 

 

 

 

WHY TERMINATED:

Crashed, Returning Damaged from Mission to Langgoer

WHERE TERMINATED:

Fenton, NT, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

STRICKEN OFF CHARGE:

10/07/1943

WHERE REMOVED:

AFMSC

  

                        NOTES:              

 



 

AIRCRAFT RECORD CARD

 

Nose Art: NOTHING SACRED
Serial No.: 42-40509
Model: B-24D-65-CO
 




MAINTENANCE CREW

 

Nose Art: NOTHING SACRED
Serial No.: 42-40509
Model: B-24D-65-CO

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Crew Chief(s):

12031092

M/Sgt

Robert G. Abbott (529)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Mechanic(s):

 

 

Not Available in Current Records 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

                    Notes:    




MISSION RECORD



 

NOTHING SACRED

Serial No.:  42-40509 Model: B-24D-65-CO

 

 Fred Hinze's 529th Crew
Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 110.


 

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 29.


Left Side

Indicates Similar on Both Sides

 

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 437.


 

Bob Alford beside the plaque placed at the crash site of NOTHING SACRED.

Source:  Horton, Best in the Southwest, color photos in center of book.

 



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