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  A-24 Dive Bomber Serial Number 41-15771  
3rd BG
27th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Delivered to U. S. Army on December 21, 1941 at Savannah, GA. Next to McCellan Airfield January 7 to 29, 1942. On February 25 1942 to to "X", disassembled and shipped to "Sumac" the code name for Australia and reassembled.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 8th Bombardment Squadron. No known nose art or nickname. On April 26, 1942 destroyed on the ground at 3-Mile Drome (Kila) near Port Moresby. Afterwards, transfered to the 47th Service Squadron. Officially, stricken from charge on September 10, 1942.

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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