|Pilot Lt. Wilfred Grenfell
Crashed November 11, 1943
Built by Consolidated at San Diego on July 9, 1943. Assigned to the U.S. Army Air Force (USAAF). Modified on July 25, 1943 at Tucson/Tinker with a nose modificiation. Ferried overseas, arriving at Townsville on October 2, 1943. Assigned to the 380th Bombardment Group, 528th Bombardment Squadron. No noseart or nickname.
On November 11, 1943 took off from Fenton Airfield on a bombing mission against Ambon (Mission: FEN III-23). This B-24 crashed after take off killing the entire crew. The B-24 was on its first combat mission.
380th Association - B-24D 42-4122 - Data Sheet
380th Association - B-24D 42-4122 - Mission Record
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February 14, 2020