POOCHIE

Serial No.:  42-40491 Model: B-24D-65-CO



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DATA SHEET

 

 

 

No.

009

 

 

 

 


SERIAL NO.:


42-40491

MOST POPULAR NOSE ART NAME:


POOCHIE

 

 

 

 

MODEL:

B-24D-65-CO

MFR:

Consolidated-San Diego

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONTRACTOR'S NO.:

1568

 

 

 

 

INITIAL MFG DATE:

02/26/1943

MFG COMPLETION DATE:

03/10/1943

 

 

 

 

FIRST FLIGHT DATE:

03/13/1943

MOD CENTER DATE:

03/20/1943

 

 

MOD CENTER PLACE:

Tucson

USAAF ACCEPTANCE DATE:

03/15/1943

 

 

TO STAGING AREA DATE:

04/06/1943

STAGING PLACE:

Topeka

OVERSEAS FLIGHT DATE:

04/26/1943

DEPARTURE PLACE:

Hamilton Field, CA

 

 

 

 

OVERSEAS ARRIVAL DATE:

05/01/1943

DESTINATION:

Amberly Field, Brisbane, AUS

 

 

 

 

MOD COMPLETED

 

 

 

OVERSEAS:

 

OVERSEAS MOD PLACE:

 

 

 

 

 

ASSIGNMENT:

380/528

ASSIGNMENT

 

 

 

   DATE:

Initial Deployment, To 530 07/05/1943

STATION:

Fenton

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIRST MISSION:

06/23/1943

WHERE (1ST MISSION):

Macassar, Celebes

 

 

 

 

NO. OF MISSIONS:

 1 AU

TERMINATION DATE:

07/31/1943

 

 

 

 

WHY TERMINATED:

Crash and Burn-Out in Grass Fire

WHERE TERMINATED:

Northern Territory, Australia

 

 

 

 

 

STRICKEN OFF CHARGE:

08/04/1943

WHERE REMOVED:

AFMSC

                    NOTES:



 

AIRCRAFT RECORD CARD

 
Nose Art: POOCHIE
Serial No.: 42-40491
Model: B-24D-65-CO
 


 


MAINTENANCE CREW

 
Nose Art: POOCHIE
Serial No.: 42-40491
Model: B-24D-65-CO


 

SSN

Rank

Name

Crew Chief(s):

15069814

M/Sgt

William L. Carpenter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

SSN

Rank

Name

Mechanic(s):

 

 

  Not Available in Current Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    Notes:    

 



MISSION RECORD



 

POOCHIE

Serial No.:  42-40491 Model: B-24D-65CO

 

Source:  Horton/Horton, King of the Heavies, p. 25; Horton, Best in the Southwest, p. 61.

 

 

POOCHIE remained in the Australian outback from 07/31/1943 until 07/1994. 

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

 



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