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PB4Y-1 32085 Crash picture




42-40785 / Bu 32085

  • AIRCRAFT TYPE: B-24D-95
  • AIRCRAFT TYPE: PB4Y-1
  • BuNo: 32085


  • MANUFACTURE: Consolidated – San Diego (CO)


  • CONSTRUCTION #: 1859
  • SERIES NUMBER: 40 / 45


  • DATE BUILT: 00 May 1943
  • DATE ACCEPTED: 09 May 1943
  • ACCEPTED BY USN: 12 May 1943
  • DATE SOC: 10 February 1944


  • NOSE TYPE: Turret


AIR WING ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
FAW 14 13 May 1943 – 10 February 1944


SQUADRON ASSIGNED DATE OF SERVICE
VB-106 02 June 1943 – 10 February 44


  • FINAL LOCATION: Munda AF, New Georgia

HISTORY

# DATE MISSION PILOT COMMENTS
09 May 43 Airfield Location:
San Diego
11 May 43 Airfield Location:
Tucson Municipal, AZ
CO - modification center # 2 – Naval Modifications
31 Jul 43 Airfield Location:
Grenier Field, NH
18 Aug 43 Airfield Location:
Kaneohe Bay, Oahu
28 Oct 43 Airfield Location:
Carney Field Guadacanal
5 Feb 44 Airfield Location:
Munda AF, New Georgia
end 17 Jun 43 Airfield Location:
Munda AF, New Georgia
LT Mitchell, E.B. SOC: Crashed on take-off – tire failure

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