We found 23109 aircraft

  1. 41-23782

    41-23782 'Boiler Maker II'

    B-24 Liberator
    Failed To Return - A/C shot down during 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid. Hit by flak in #2 and #3 engine, it struck a chimney of Astra, then had a force landing, South-East of Ploiesti near Trestieni village. 10 POW. MACR 177....

  2. 41-23783

    41-23783 Betty Anne

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 31-23783 "Betty Anne" 44BG/56BS [WQ:M] was operating as the lead aircraft of the Group on a mission to bomb the port area of Dunkirk, France when it was struck by flak and subsequently ditched into the English Channel. 11 man crew, 7KIA 4POW. No...

  3. 41-23784

    41-23784 'Miss Dianne'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-5-CO - #41-23784, named, "Miss Dianne" was assigned to the 44th Bomb Group, the 67th Bomb Squadron. On March 8, 1943 the aircraft was dispatched on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France. The aircraft sustained...

  4. 41-23786

    41-23786

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23786 was assigned to 44th Bomb Group, 68th Bomb Squadron at Shipdham. Shot down by German fighters 6-December-1942 on a mission to bomb the German airfield Drucat at Abbeville, France. 10KIA. First loss for 44th Bomb Group. MACR 2920....

  5. 41-23788

    41-23788 'Avenger'

    B-24 Liberator
    A/C flew on 1 Aug 43 Ploesti mission, returned safely to Libya....

  6. 41-23794

    41-23794 Railway Express

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23794 "Railway Express" 44BG/67BS was despatched on 15-Feb-43 to bomb the port facilities and Dunkirk, France. The aircraft was damaged by flak over the target and crashed into the sea off the coast at Dunkirk, France. 11KIA MACR 16003....

  7. 41-23795

    41-23795 'Miss Julie' 'Sneezy'

    B-24 Liberator
    Equipped with radar and was used in a sea search role early in its career and may have been operated by other than the 343rd BS....

  8. 41-23800

    41-23800 The Captain and the Kids

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23800, 44th Bomb Group, 68th Bomb Squadron was despatched in 15-Feb-43 to bomb the port area of Dunkirk, France. The aircraft lost one engine to flak, and another to enemy fighter attacks on the return. When nearing the Kent coast another...

  9. 41-23804

    41-23804 Sad Sack

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-5-CO 41-23804 "Sad Sack" was assigned to the 44BG/66BS at Shipdham, UK. The aircraft was despatched on 26-Feb-43 to bomb the docks at Bremen. However, cloud cover obscured the target and the formation diverted to Wilhelmshaven as a target of...

  10. 41-23806

    41-23806 Bat out of Hell

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23806 "Bat out of Hell" was assigned to 44BG/68BS at Shipdham, UK. The aircraft was despatched 3-Jan-43 on a mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. Aircraft returned to England but ran out of fuel and crashed south-west of...

  11. 41-23807

    41-23807 'Little Beaver'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Kiel with Chester Phillips crew; crashed north of Kiel 14-May-43. 7 x KIA, 4 x POW MACR 2748....

  12. 41-23808

    41-23808 Texan

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-24998 "Texan" was assigned to the 44BG/67BS at Shipdham, UK. The aircraft was despatched on 3-Jan-43 to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. Aircraft returned to England but ran out of fuel and crashed at Aperporth airfield,...

  13. 41-23809

    41-23809 Hellsadroppin II, Painted Virgin, You Cawn't Miss It, Checker Board

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator bomber, SN 41-23809 , 'HELLSADROPPIN II', was assigned to the 329th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, and TDY, temporary duty, to the 9th Air Force. It flew on the Ploesti mission and aborted shortly after leaving the Libyan coast...

  14. 41-23810

    41-23810 'Tarfu'

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returned safely to Libya....

  15. 41-23811

    41-23811 'Fascinatin' Witch'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D Liberator 41-23811 "Fascinatin' Witch" from the 66th BS, 44th BG, 8th AF a veteran of the August 1, 1943 low-level mission to bomb the oil refineries at Ploesti, Romania....

  16. 41-23813

    41-23813 'Victory Ship'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, named 'Victory Ship', SN # 41-23813, was assigned to the 8th Air force, the 44th Bomb Group, and the 68th Bomb Squadron in Britain. It took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943....

  17. 41-23816

    41-23816 BLACK JACK

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, BLACK JACK - SN #41-23816, was assigned to the 8th Air Force, the 44th Bomb Group, and the 68th Bombing Squadron in the USAAF in Britain. Pilot Lt. Colemans S. Whitaker. BLACK JACK flew on and survived the Ploesti mission ...

  18. 41-23817

    41-23817 'Suzy Q'

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, named, 'Suzy Q', flown by Pilot Lt. Robert I. Brown and commanded by Col. Leon Johnson, led the 44th Bomb Group on the Aug 1, 1943 Ploesti raid and was the most famous ship of the 67th Squadron. The plane was lost on Aug 16, 1943 on a...

  19. 41-23818

    41-23818 TEXAN II - BELA

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D, SN 41-23818, named, Texan II, and formerly named, BELA, was assigned to the 8th Air Force, the 44th Bomb Group, and the 67th Bomb Squadron. In early 1943, the aircraft, piloted by Lt. John B. Long and Lt. John F. McCormick, was dispatched to...

  20. 41-23819

    41-23819 Rugged Buggy

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 41-23819 'Rugged Buggy" 44BG/66BS, Shipdham was shot down 14-May-43 on a mission to bomb the port facilities at Kiel. Germany. The aircraft crashed at Eckenforde, Germany. 2KIA 8POW MACR 15509....

  21. 41-23820

    41-23820

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-5-CO 41-23820 was assigned to 480th Anti-Submarine Group/1st Anti-Submarine Squadron at St. Eval, UK. The aircraft was on TDY duty with RAF Coastal Command but under administrative control of VIII Air Support Command. The aircraft was despatched...

  22. 41-23832

    41-23832 'Maggie'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) was hit by flak in the target area , Wilhelmshaven, Germany 22-Mar-43. Losing altitude and falling behind the formation, it was attacked by fighers. Plane crashed into North Sea in the vicinity...

  23. 41-23847

    41-23847 Yardbird

    B-24 Liberator

  24. 41-23874

    41-23874 "Ball of Fire Junior"

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 328BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

  25. 41-23909

    41-23909 Ambrose II

    B-24 Liberator
    Deadstick landing near Bone, Algeria on 13 December 1942, on return from operations to Bizerta, Tunisia.

  26. 41-23918

    41-23918 'Marcia Ann'

    B-24 Liberator
    Assigned to 67BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Temporary attached to 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Werner Neustadt 1-Oct-43 mission launched from North Africa (TDY 9AF). - 2 x KIA, POW. MACR 2806.

  27. 41-2393

    41-2393

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    First flight from Boeing Fd with Eddie Alan 5/9/41; Delivered Wright Fd; Eglin 10/10/41; Assigned Langley 28/12/41; transferred Argentia, Nfd 8/1/42; with C.J. Cochrane crashed into snowbank at base 9/1/42 . Salvaged.

  28. 41-23933

    41-23933 'Sweet Adeline II'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator 41-23933 'Sweet Adeline II' 565th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF and crew, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Stanislaus J Podolak, diverted to Cyprus.

  29. 41-23936

    41-23936 'Queen Anne' 'Margurite'

    B-24 Liberator
    1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, successfully returned to Libya, pilot Robert E Flaherty....

  30. 41-2394

    41-2394 Hanger Queen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Patterson 2-Dec-41; March 18-Dec-41; MacDill 18-Jan-42; West Palm Beach, (Mercury 6AF) 4-Mar42; Pendleton 3-Aug-42; Ogden 2-Sep-42; Boise 9-Oct-42; Oklahoma City 6-Feb-43; Hendricks, 6-Jul-43; with Phil Bennett crash landed base 7-Jul-43;...

  31. 41-2395

    41-2395

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Wright Field 20-Oct-41, then condemned 9-Jan- 42 and used as static test aircraft before Written off 12-Oct-42.

  32. 41-2396

    41-2396

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Strategic Arms Depot (SAD) 1-Dec-41; Assigned 13AF Hawaii 8-Aug-42; transferred 72BS/5BG Hickam Field, HI 18-Sep-42; with Carl Wuertele force landed base 4-Jul-42; with Capt Jack Thornhill, ditched off San Cristobal through engine failure, 7...

  33. 41-2397

    41-2397 Joe BFTSPLK

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Strategic Arms Depot (SAD) 2-Dec-41; Assigned 13AF Hawaii 1-Jan-42; transferred 431BS/11BG Hickam Field, HI 25-Oct-42, then to 26BS; Written off 31-Oct-44. JOE BFTSPLK. Never served in the UK.

  34. 41-2398

    41-2398

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Wright Field 13-Oct-41; Assigned 36BS/28BG Elmendorf, Alaska 3-Mar-42; Kodiak, Alaska 21-Mar-42; Lockbourn, OH. 21-APr-42; Returned to the USA Tinker, OK 17-Jul-43; with Bill Oakley force landed Lockbourn, OH 29-Jun-44; Reconstruction Finance...

  35. 41-23983

    41-23983

    B-24 Liberator

  36. 41-23988

    41-23988 Emmy Lou

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D-15-CO 41-23998 [NB:E] "Emmy Lou" was assigned to the 44BG/47BS. On 8-Mar-1943 the aircraft was despatched on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France. The aircraft was shot down by German fighters near Barentin, France. ...

  37. 41-2399

    41-2399

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Boeing as experimental aircraft for flight testing 4-May42; also at Oseola and Selfridge, MI. Fields. Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Stillwater, Oklahoma 19-Sep-45. Never served in the UK.

  38. 41-2400

    41-2400

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Douglas Aircraft Corp. as model; Written off 30-Sep-44; Recl Comp at Burbank, Cal. 20-Mar-46. Never served in the UK.

  39. 41-2401

    41-2401

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Douglas (Vega) as XB-38 with Allison V-1710 liquid cooled four-engine product assigned for USAAF to Lockheed-Vega to study four V-1710-89 V-12 liquid-cooled engines to contrast standard air-cooled Wright Cyclones along with other...

  40. 41-24015

    41-24015 'Wing Dinger'

    B-24 Liberator
    Failed to Return - Lost near the target Ploesti, 1st Aug 43. Reported that the plane was afire as pilot 1st Lt George W Winger bravely climbed steeply up so that crew could bail out. 7 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 2410.

  41. 41-2402

    41-2402

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Salt Lake Strategic Arms Depot (SAD)* 20-Nov-41; Assigned 50RS/11BG Hickam Field, HI 1-Jun-42; ditched on search/attack mission with Earl J. Cooper, down 40 miles South of Kauai Island, HI 27-Dec-41, crew KIA. Never served in UK....

  42. 41-24023

    41-24023 'Fertile Myrtle'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-24023 'Fertile Myrtle' 415th BS, 98th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti raid, piloted by Herbert I Shingler, returning safely to Libya....

  43. 41-24024

    41-24024 'Bewitching Witch'

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft was loaned to the 44th Bomb Group for the 1st Aug, 43 low-level mission to Ploesti, Romania. It was flown by 1st Lt Reginald L. Carpenters crew from the 67th Bomb Squadron. Badly damaged by anti-aircraft fire over the target, she was...

  44. 41-24025

    41-24025 Satan's Chariot

    B-24 Liberator
    "Satan's Chariot" # 41-24025 was assigned to the 93rd Bomb Group / 409th Bomb Squadron. Despatched on 31 March 1943 to bomb the Rotterdam shipyards in the Netherlands, all the 93rd BG's aircraft didn't reach the target because of heavy cloud cover and...

  45. 41-24026

    41-24026 'Baby'

    B-24 Liberator
    Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Francis E Weisler, aborting before the target....

  46. 41-2403

    41-2403

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Strategic Arms Depot 8-Nov-41; Assigned 42BS/11BG Hickam/Wheeler, HI 20-Oct-42, then to 26BS; ditched off Guadalcanal 26-Jan-43 with Capt Woodruff and Gen. Nathan Twining aboard [13thAF CO], along with rest of crew were picked up from two...

  47. 41-24030

    41-24030

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-24030 515th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Lt Edwin L Gluck, returned safely to Libya.

  48. 41-24031

    41-24031 'Angie the Ox' 'Bored of War'

    B-24 Liberator
    San Diego build modified at Fort Worth, Texas....

  49. 41-24032

    41-24032 'Lets Go'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-24032 'Lets Go' 513th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Earnest W Fogel, returning safely to Libya.

  50. 41-24035

    41-24035 'The Gremlin'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #41-24035 'The Gremlin' 514th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Harlan D Whipple, returning safely to Libya. Lost 5th Oct 43 over Greece, Pilot Charles A Petty, 8 KIA / 2 POW. MACR 1096