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  B-24J-185-CO "Out of the Night" Serial Number 44-40901  
USAAF
5th AF
43rd BG
65th BS

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Constructors Number 4837. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-24J-185-CO Liberator serial number 44-40901. Ferried overseas via Hickam Field then across the Pacific to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force (5th AF), 43rd Bombardment Group (43rd BG), 63th Bombardment Squadron (63rd BS). Nicknamed "Out of the Night".

References
USAF Serial Number Search Results - B-24J-185-CO Liberator 44-40901
"73115 (380th BG) lost Jan 8, 1944, New Guinea. MACR 1699"

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Last Updated
June 23, 2020

 

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