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389th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Aircraft:B-24
Group Emblem:
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Wing:2nd Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:2nd Bombardment Division
Airfield(s)
Squadrons:564th Bombardment Squadron
565th Bombardment Squadron
566th Bombardment Squadron
567th Bombardment Squadron
Tail Marking:
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Details:Prepared for duty overseas with B-24's. Moved to England, Jun-Jul 1943, and assigned to Eighth AF.

Almost immediately a detachment was sent to Libya, where it began operations on 9 Jul 1943. The detachment flew missions to Crete, Sicily, Italy, Austria, and Rumania.

The group received a DUC for the detachment's participation in the famed low-level attack against oil refineries at Ploesti on 1 Aug 1943. For his action during the same operation, 2d Lt Lloyd H Hughes was awarded the Medal of Honor: refusing to turn back although gasoline was streaming from his flak-damaged plane, Lt Hughes flew at low altitude over the blazing target area and bombed the objective; the plane crashed before Hughes could make the forced landing that he attempted after the bomb run.

The detachment returned to England in Aug and the group flew several missions against airfields in France and Holland.

Operating temporarily from Tunisia, Sep-Oct 1943, the 389th supported Allied operations at Salerno and hit targets in Corsica, Italy, and Austria.

Resumed operations from England in Oct 1943, and until Apr 1945 concentrated primarily on strategic objectives in France, the Low Countries, and Germany. Targets included shipbuilding yards at Vegesack, industrial areas of Berlin, oil facilities at Merseburg, factories at Munster, railroad yards at Sangerhausen, and V-weapon sites at Pas de Calais. Participated in the intensive air campaign against the German aircraft industry during Big Week, 20-25 Feb 1944. Also flew support and interdictory missions on several occasions, bombing gun batteries and airfields in support of the Normandy invasion in Jun 1944, striking enemy positions to aid the breakthrough at St Lo in Jul 1944, hitting storage depots and communications centers during the Battle of the Bulge (Dec 1944-Jan 1945), and dropping food, ammunition, gasoline, and other supplies to troops participating in the airborne assault across the Rhine in Mar 1945. Flew last combat mission late in Apr 1945. Returned to the US, May-Jun 1945. Inactivated on 13 Sep 1945.

    Commanders:
  • Col David B Lancaster, 24 Dec 1942
  • Col Jack W Wood, 16 May 1943
  • Col Milton W Arnold, 30 Dec 1943
  • Col Robert B Miller, 29 Mar 1944
  • Col Ramsay D Potts Jr, 17 Aug 1944
  • Col John B Herboth Jr, 4 Dec 1944
  • Lt Col Jack G Merrell, 14 Apr 1945

Air Force Combat Units of World War II, Maurer, Maurer: USAF, 1986

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 44

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1September 06, 1943VIII BC 91Aircraft and bearing factories in and around Stuttgart, Germany
2September 07, 1943VIII BC 92Airfields in Holland, Belgium; V-weapons sites in France
3September 09, 1943VIII BC 94Operation STARKEY: rehearsal for the invasion of France
4September 15, 1943VIII BC 95Aviation industry in France
5October 08, 1943VIII BC 111Bremen and Vegesack, Germany ship yards1
6October 09, 1943VIII BC 113Industrial targets and ports in Germany
7October 10, 1943VIII BC 114Railroads and waterways in and around Munster, Germany
8October 20, 1943VIII BC 116Industrial area at Duren, Germany
9November 03, 1943VIII BC 119Wilhelmshaven, Germany port area
10November 05, 1943VIII BC 121Rail targets in Germany
11November 13, 1943VIII BC 130Port area of Bremen, Germany2
12November 16, 1943VIII BC 131Targets in Norway
13November 18, 1943VIII BC 132Oslo/Kjeller airfield in Norway1
14November 26, 1943VIII BC 138Bremen, Germany1
15November 30, 1943VIII BC 143Solingen, Germany industrial area
16December 01, 1943VIII BC 145Solingen and Leverkusen, Germany industrial areas2
17December 05, 1943VIII BC 149Airfields in France1
18December 11, 1943VIII BC 151Emden, Germany industrial area
19December 13, 1943VIII BC 154Bremen and Kiel, Germany port areas
20December 16, 1943VIII BC 156Bremen, Germany port area
21December 20, 1943VIII BC 159Bremen, Germany port area1
22December 22, 1943VIII BC 161Marshalling yards at Osnabruck and Munster, Germany1
23December 24, 1943VIII BC 164Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
24December 30, 1943VIII BC 169Ludwigshafen port area
25December 31, 1943VIII BC 171Airfields in France
26January 04, 19448AF BC 174Targets in Germany
27January 05, 19448AF BC 176Kiel shipyards and industrial area
28January 07, 19448AF BC 178I G Farben plant at Ludwigshafen, Germany4
29January 11, 19448AF FC FO 182Aviation targets in Germany
30January 14, 19448AF BC 183Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
31January 21, 19448AF BC 187Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
32January 29, 19448AF BC 198Frankfurt Industrial area2
33January 30, 19448AF BC 200Aviation targets in Brunswick, Germany
34January 31, 19448AF 203St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
35February 02, 19448AF 205St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
36February 04, 19448AF 208Frankfurt railroad marshalling yards
37February 06, 19448AF 212Airfields in France
38February 10, 19448AF 216Brunswick industrial area
39February 11, 19448AF 218Siracourt V-weapons site; Frankfurt area marshaling yards
40February 12, 19448AF 220St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
41February 13, 19448AF 221Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
42February 15, 19448AF 223St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
43February 20, 19448AF 226Tutow and Rostock airfields; Aviation industry in Germany2
44February 21, 1944B228Airfields in Germany
45February 22, 19448AF 230Aviation targets in Germany
46February 24, 19448AF 233Schweinfurt industrial area7
47February 25, 19448AF 235Aviation targets in Germany2
48February 29, 19448AF 241Lottinghen V-weapons site
49March 05, 19448AF 248Airfields in France1
50March 06, 19448AF 250Berlin industrial areas1
51March 08, 19448AF 252Berlin industrial areas2
52March 09, 19448AF 253Berlin industrial areas
53March 13, 19448AF 257Poix airfield in France
54March 15, 19448AF 259Brunswick industrial area
55March 16, 19448AF 262Augsburg, Germany and T/Os1
56March 18, 19448AF 264Aviation targets in Germany
57March 20, 19448AF 269Frankfurt industrial area
58March 22, 19448AF 273Berlin aviation industry areas
59March 23, 19448AF 275Brunswick aviation targets
60March 24, 19448AF 277German industrial area and French airfields
61March 26, 19448AF 280Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
62March 27, 19448AF 282Airfields in SW France
63April 01, 19448AF 287Ludwigshafen chemical industry3
64April 08, 19448AF 291Aviation targets in Germany
65April 09, 19448AF 293Aviation targets in Germany1
66April 10, 19448AF 295Airfields in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany1
67April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany3
68April 12, 19448AF 300Schweinfurt industrial area
69April 13, 19448AF 301Schweinfurt industrial area
70April 18, 19448AF 306Aviation targets in Germany
71April 19, 19448AF 308Aviation targets in Germany
72April 20, 19448AF 309V-weapon sites in France
73April 22, 19448AF 311Hamm, Germany marshaling yards1
74April 24, 19448AF 315Aviation targets in Germany
75April 25, 19448AF 317Marshaling yards in Germany and airfields in France
76April 26, 19448AF 319Brunswick industrial area and Cologne
77April 27, 19448AF 322Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
78April 28, 19448AF 325Marquise V-weapons site
79April 29, 19448AF 327Berlin city area2
80April 30, 19448AF 329Airfields in France; V-weapons in France
81May 01, 19448AF 332V-weapon sites in France (CROSSBOW)
82May 01, 19448AF 333Marshaling yards in France
83May 02, 19448AF 335V-weapons sites in the Pas-de-Calais area of France
84May 07, 19448AF 342Berlin targets of opportunity, Munster and Osnabruck industrial areas
85May 08, 19448AF 344Targets in Germany
86May 09, 19448AF 347Marshaling yards and airfields in France, Belgium and Luxembourg1
87May 11, 19448AF 350Marshaling yards and airfields in France1
88May 12, 19448AF 353German oil industry targets1
89May 13, 19448AF 355Oil production facilities in Germany and Czechoslovakia
90May 15, 19448AF 356Marquise V-weapons site
91May 19, 19448AF 358Targets in Germany: Factories and Wilhelm-Strasse Railroad Station
92May 20, 19448AF 359Airfields in France
93May 23, 19448AF 364Airfields and rail targets in France
94May 24, 19448AF 367Airfields in France and Financial District, Admiralty, War Offices in Berlin area
95May 25, 19448AF 370Airfields, rail targets and coastal batteries in France
96May 27, 19448AF 373Rail targets in Germany and France2
97May 28, 19448AF 376Oil production facilities in Germany 2
98May 29, 19448AF 379Aviation and oil targets in Germany1
99May 30, 19448AF 380Industry in Germany, rail targets in France and Belgium
100May 31, 19448AF 382Aviation and rail targets in Germany; rail targets in France and Belgium
101June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
102June 03, 19448AF 388Pas de Calais defenses
103June 04, 19448AF 391Rail bridges and airfields in Paris area
104June 05, 19448AF 392Le Havre, Caen, Boulogne, Cherbourg coastal defenses
105June 06, 19448AF 394Coastal targets in invasion area
106June 07, 19448AF 397, 398Tactical targets in NW France
107June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France
108June 10, 19448AF 403Tactical targets in France, airfields and chokepoints
109June 11, 19448AF 405Airfields and rail targets in Paris, Brittany and Loire valley
110June 12, 19448AF 407Airfields and bridges in France
111June 14, 19448AF 412Airfields in France and the low countries; supply sites in France
112June 15, 19448AF 414Airfields and rail targets in France; Oil targets in Germany
113June 17, 19448AF 418Airfields in France
114June 18, 19448AF 421Oil targets in Germany
115June 19, 19448AF 424Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
116June 20, 19448AF 425Oil and industrial targets in Germany, V-weapons sites in France6
117June 21, 19448AF 429Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
118June 21, 19448AF 428Oil production facilities in Germany; first Shuttle mission to USSR (Operation FRANTIC)6
119June 23, 19448AF 435 and 436Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
120June 24, 19448AF 439Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
121June 25, 19448AF 441, 442Airfields and electric power installtions in France
122June 28, 1944VIII 445Airfields, supply dumps, bridges in Paris area; Saarbrucken rail targets1
123June 29, 19448AF 447Strategic targets in Leipzig area
124July 02, 19448AF 450Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
125July 05, 19448AF 453Airfields in Holland and Belgium; Noball and rail targets in France
126July 06, 19448AF 456NOBALL: Pas-De-Calais v-weapon sites; bridges south of Paris
127July 06, 19448AF 455V-weapon sites in France; Kiel shipyards
128July 07, 19448AF 458Oil, bearing and aircraft plants in Germany5
129July 11, 19448AF 466Munich and southern Germany1
130July 12, 19448AF 469Munich and southern Germany1
131July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
132July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area
133July 17, 19448AF 478 and 479Tactical targets in France; V-weapons sites in Pas-de-Calais
134July 18, 19448AF 481Tactical targets in France; Kiel oil targets; Peenemunde area
135July 19, 19448AF 482Industrial targets in W and SW Germany1
136July 20, 19448AF 484Oil and industrial targets in W Germany
137July 21, 19448AF 486Aircraft industry, airfields and ball-bearing plants in SW Germany1
138July 23, 19448AF 490Airfields in France
139July 24, 19448AF 492Tactical support for Operation COBRA
140July 25, 19448AF 494Tactical support for Operation COBRA2
141July 28, 19448AF 501Targets in Belgium, France and Germany
142July 29, 19448AF 503Oil targets in Germany and airfields in France
143July 31, 19448AF 507Targets in Germany and airfields in France1
144August 01, 19448AF 508Airfields, bridges, tactical targets in France
145August 02, 19448AF 510, 511Tactical targets in France
146August 03, 19448AF 512, 513Rail targets on Franco-German border, fuel dups and bridges near Paris, Brussels
147August 03, 19448AF 512, 513Rail targets on Franco-German border, fuel dups and bridges near Paris, Brussels
148August 04, 19448AF 514Oil refineries, aircraft factories
149August 05, 19448AF 519, 520, 521Strategic targets in Germany, V-weapons site, GH test1
150August 06, 19448AF 524Refineries and factories in Germany; Noball targets in France
151August 07, 19448AF 527, 528Fuel dumps, bridges in France; GH test
152August 08, 19448AF 530, 8AF 531Airfields and Noball targets in France
153August 09, 19448AF 533, 8AF 535Aviation and tank industry and airfields in SE Germany; Micro H test
154August 11, 19448AF 541, 542, 543Rail, fuel, troops in Brest peninsula
155August 13, 19448AF 548, 549, 550Support of Ground troops near Le Havre; transportation around Paris
156August 14, 19448AF 552Airfield, rail in France; aviation and oil plants in Germany
157August 15, 19448AF 554Airfields in Germany and the Low Countries
158August 16, 19448AF 556Oil refineries and aircraft plants in Germany1
159August 18, 19448AF 561, 562Bridges, Airfields, Fuel Dumps and an Aircraft Engine Factory in France and Belgium
160August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany1
161August 25, 19448AF 570Aircraft component plants
162August 26, 19448AF 575, 576, 577, 578, 575: Brest gun batteries; 576: oil, fuel, chemicals; 577: bridge; 578: TV bombs
163August 30, 19448AF 590 & 8AF 591590: V-1 launching sites; 591: Kiel and Bremen
164September 05, 19448AF 605, 8AF 606605: Aviation and oil industry in SE Germany. 606: enemy positions nr. Brest2
165September 08, 19448AF 611Industry in Mainz and Ludwigshafen1
166September 09, 19448AF 613, 8AF 614613: container drop to French Resistance in Southern France; 614: targets in western Germany
167September 10, 19448AF 619, 8AF 620Targets in Stuttgart area
168September 11, 19448AF 623Attacks on synthetic oil plants and refinery
169September 13, 19448AF 628Oil and industrial target in southern Germany
170September 25, 19448AF 647Rail targets in western Germany and oil plant at Ludwigshafen
171September 26, 19448AF 648Rail targets and vehicle factories in western Germany
172September 27, 19448AF 650Industry and transportation targets in western Germany
173September 28, 19448AF 652Oil and vehicle plants in central Germany1
174September 30, 19448AF 655Rail and aviation targets in western Germany
175October 02, 19448AF 658; 8AF 659Industrial targets in Cologne and Kassel; Hamm marshaling yard
176October 03, 19448AF 662Airfields and industrial targets in Germany
177October 05, 19448AF 665Industry, airfields and railways in Germany
178October 06, 19448AF 667Industry in northern Germany
179October 07, 19448AF 669Oil installations and vehicle plants
180October 09, 19448AF 670Industrial targets in south and central Germany
181October 12, 19448AF 674Airfield and marshalling yard
182October 14, 19448AF 676, 8AF 677Rail targets in Germany
183October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area1
184October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
185October 18, 19448AF 682Attacks on Kassel, Cologne, Leverkusen
186October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz1
187October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
188October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
189October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
190October 30, 19448AF 693Oil industry in Germany
191November 01, 19448AF 696Oil installations and a rail bridge
192November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany
193November 04, 19448AF 700Oil installations in western Germany
194November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
195November 06, 19448AF 704Oil installations in western Germany
196November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
197November 10, 19448AF 709Airfield in western Germany
198November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany
199November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
200November 26, 19448AF 725Rail and oil installation in western Germany1
201November 27, 19448AF 727Marshalling yards in Germany
202November 29, 19448AF 729Rail and oil targets Germany
203November 30, 19448AF 731Rail and oil targets Germany
204December 02, 19448AF 734Rail marshaling yards in Germany1
205December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
206December 05, 19448AF 728, 8AF 729Berlin weapons works and Munster rail yards; 729: Aphrodite op
207December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
208December 10, 19448AF 745Rail targets in Germany
209December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
210December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany1
211December 23, 19448AF 757Rail and communication centers behind battle lines in Ardennes
212December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
213December 25, 19448AF 761Communication and rail targets west of the Rhine3
214December 27, 19448AF 764Rail targets in western Germany
215December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany
216December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
217December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
218December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
219January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
220January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
221January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
222January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
223January 06, 19458AF 783Rail and communications targets in western Germany
224January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
225January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
226January 13, 19458AF 791Marshalling yards and Rhine rail bridges
227January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
228January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
229January 17, 19458AF 798Oil refineries at Hamburg and Harburg
230January 28, 19458AF 809Marshalling yards, bridges and benzol plant at Dortmund1
231January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany1
232January 31, 19458AF 813Aborted due to weather
233February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry1
234February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
235February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
236February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany1
237February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
238February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany
239February 19, 19458AF 835Oil, industry and rail targets1
240February 20, 19458AF 836Nuremburg
241February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
242February 22, 19458AF 841Operation Clarion: major attack on German rail and road targets
243February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
244February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
245February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
246February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
247February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
248March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
249March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works
250March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany
251March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets
252March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
253March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
254March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
255March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites1
256March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
257March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
258March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
259March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
260March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
261March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area
262March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
263March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
264March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
265March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
266March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany1
267March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine2
268March 25, 19458AF 913Oil plants
269March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
270March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories1
271April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany1
272April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields1
273April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
274April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields2
275April 08, 19458AF 932Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
276April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
277April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin
278April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
279April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries2
280April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
281April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
282April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
283April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
284April 21, 19458AF 963Jet airfields and rail targets in southeast Germany
285April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:107

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11943-06-25Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40687).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Fowble, Edward L.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Norfolk Co. England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21943-06-25Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40774).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: James, Harold L.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Norfolk Co. England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31943-09-13Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40716).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Rodenber, Elmer E.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41943-09-21Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40701).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Ellis, F W.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Sidi Ahmed AB Tunisia.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51943-11-03Aircraft: B-24D (#41-24112).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Cadenhead, John O Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-01-28Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100001).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Green, Alan L.
Notes: killed due to explosion.
Location: Bridge Farm, Stowlandtoft England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-02-10Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100046).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Loebs, Herbert H.
Notes: killed due to explosion.
Location: Ringland England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-02-11Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40751).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Blessing, Samuel E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-03-02Aircraft: B-24J (#42-109821).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kurtz, John H.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Mulbarton England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-03-02Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100369).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Perron, Gregory H.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Bungay/nr Sta 125 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-03-15Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100351).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Vivian, Jerrold M.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-03-23Aircraft: B-24H (#41-28673).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Locke, Alfred H.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Old Buckenham, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-04-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-99982).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Reese, Glen W.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: RAF Foulsham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-04-21Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94934).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Elloitt, Charles M.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Seething/ 2mi North S146 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-05-11Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94964).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Whitbeck, Elwood N.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-06-02Aircraft: Oxford I (#DF514).
Organization: / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Streyckmans, Hector J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Aldenham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-06-06Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40247).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Courtney, Marcus V.
Notes: killed in crash due to explosion.
Location: Trimingham/ 1/2mi SW England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-06-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95212).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Barry, Ira H.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-07-02Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50378).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Rowbottom, Harry E Jr.
Notes: crashed on take off.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-07-26Aircraft: B-24D (#41-23683W).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Bertelson, Robert E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: RAF Manston #9 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-08-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50726).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Faris, Robert E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-09-21Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100316).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: King, Robert R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-10-13Aircraft: B-24J (#42-95588).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Skaggs, William L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-10-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-51193).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Price, Raymond E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251944-11-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50739).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: McNary, Lawrence B.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261944-11-13Aircraft: B-24 (#42-99940).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Ward, Emery M.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271944-11-21Aircraft: B-24J (#44-10513).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Rhine, James E.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Old Buckenham/1mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281944-11-21Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50452).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Brooks, Alfred J.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Old Buckenham/1mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291944-12-12Aircraft: B-24J (#42-94995).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Dyer, Walter L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301945-01-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51675).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Cole, Datis E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311945-01-12Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50437).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Whittier, Porter B.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321945-01-31Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50437).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Leamy, Charles L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Catfoss England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331945-01-31Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95227).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Leesburg, William W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Leconfield England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341945-01-31Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51193).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Lambert, Clifton F.
Notes: crash landing out of gas.
Location: Hutton Bushel England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
351945-01-31Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51558).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Burkett, Henry F.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Leconfield England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
361945-02-04Aircraft: B-24LHO (#44-49279).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Arrington, John R Jr.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Hethel/ 3mi S Sta 114 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
371945-02-08Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51281).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gilbert, Robert E.
Notes: crashed on take off.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
381945-02-15Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50548).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Bloom, Edward J.
Notes: crash landing engine failure.
Location: Hethel/ 1mi S Sta 114 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
391945-02-20Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50779).
Organization: 565BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Riker, Duwane H.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
401945-03-07Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51343).
Organization: 564BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Williams, Dale E.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Costessey England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
411945-03-14Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95085).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Clute, Donald L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
421945-03-25Aircraft: B-24J (#44-10537).
Organization: 566BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Faughn, John H.
Notes: taxiing accident due to structural failure.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
431945-04-11Aircraft: P-47D (#42-8532).
Organization: Hq / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Williams, William M.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Wattisham, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
441945-05-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50474).
Organization: 567BS / 389BG of Hethel, Norfolk.
Pilot: Harmon, Clarence J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hethel, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Aircraft

  • These are aircraft that were in this group at one time
  • List is in serial number order
  • Aircraft may be listed more than once if there are notes from multiple sources.
MODELSERIAL #A/C NAMEGROUPSQUADRONAC CODEMACR REPORT #
Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-1-DT Liberator41-28589n/a389BG 566BS1972
28589 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by Oblt Hugo Frey of FG 11/7 14 km S of Aurich, Germany and crashed at Altenwalde,Germany Dec 20, 1943. MACR 1972. 10 POW. MACR wrongly list this as 42-28589.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28676n/a389BG 564BS4494
28676 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944. MACR 4494
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28713n/a389BG 564BS7491
28713 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Jul 11, 1944. MACR 7491
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28715n/a389BG n/a5217
28715 (389th BG) lost May 12, 1944, Germany. MACR 5217
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28763n/a389BG 564BS3596
28763 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Apr 1, 1944, Germany. MACR 3596
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28778n/a389BG 564BS7747
28778 (389th BG, 564th BS) pathfinder aircraft shot down by flak Jul 31, 1944 near Mannheim, Germany. MACR 7747
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28779n/a389BG 564BS6533
28779 (389th BG, 564th BS) captured by Luftwaffe Jun 20, 1944. MACR 6533. Flown by KG200 as KO+XA. Lost its nose gear on takeoff and burned by Germans Apr 13, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28784n/a389BG 564BS5473
28784 (389th BGm 564th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944, North Sea. MACR 5473
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28787n/a389BG 564BS5922
28787 (389th BG, 564th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944. MACR 5922
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28796n/a389BG 564BS6736
28796 (389th BG, 564th BS) hit by AAA by barge on R. Seine on return from Buc A/D, France Jul 25, 1944. 2 gunners bailed out and became POW. MACR 6736. Crash landed at RAF Woodbridge, damaged beyond repair and salvaged.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28824Sackwarmer389BG 566BS7363
28824 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Sackwarmer*) lost 7/7/1944 in midair collision Brumby, Germany. 8 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 7363
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator41-28948n/a389BG 565BS7570
28948 (389th BG, 565th BS) interned in Switzerland Jul 12, 1944. MACR 7570
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29451n/a389BG 567BS4933
29451 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost May 9, 1944. MACR 4933
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-65-CO Liberator42-100085n/a389BG n/a2434
100085 (389th BG) shot down Feb 20, 1944. 3 KIA, 7 POW. MACR 2434
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-75-CO Liberator42-100146n/a389BG 567BS5924
100146 (389th BG, 567th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944. MACR 5924
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-80-CO Liberator42-100190n/a389BG n/a5295
100190 (389th BG) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944. MACR 5295
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-85-CO Liberator42-100280Lil Audrey389BG 565BS2942
100280 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Lil Audrey*) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2942
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-85-CO Liberator42-100281Naughty Norma389BG 566BS7554
100281 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Naughty Norma*) shot down by fighters July 19, 1944. MACR 7554
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-90-CO Liberator42-100332Galloping Katie389BG 566BS3248
100332 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Galloping Katie*) interned in Switzerland Mar 16, 1944. MACR 3248
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100338n/a389BG 567BS2943
100338 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2943
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100351n/a389BG 565BS5926
100351 (389th BG, 565th BS) collided with 42-95144 over Langeland, Denmark Jun 20, 1944. MACR 5926.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100352n/a389BG 565BS2435
100352 (389th BG, 565th BS) shot down Feb 20, 1944. 2 KIA, 8 POW. MACR 2435.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100368n/a389BG 565BS2944
100368 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Feb 25, 1944, Germany MACR 2944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100369n/a389BG 567BS
100369 (389th BG, 567th BS) collided in midair with 42-109821 on practice mission and crashed at Bungay, England Mar 2, 1944. 10 of 11 onboard parachuted to safety.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100372n/a389BG 565BS11681
100372 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Dec 25, 1944. MACR 11681.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100375n/a389BG 566BS2959
100375 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Mar 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 2959
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-100-CO Liberator42-100421Aphrodite's Disciples389BG 565BS2799
100421 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Aphrodite's Disciples*) lost Mar 5, 1944, France. MACR 2799
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-100-CO Liberator42-100422n/a389BG 565BS4934
100422 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost May 7, 1944, North Sea. MACR 4934
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-100-CO Liberator42-100424n/a389BG 567BS3249
100424 (389th BG, 567th BS) hit by flak near Vechta Mar 6, 1944. Crew bailed out over Holland. 8 taken prisoner, 2 evaded capture. MACR 3249
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109794n/a389BG 565BS6527
109794 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944. MACR 6527
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109795n/a389BG 567BS7909
109795 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Aug 16, 1944, Germany. MACR 7909
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109798n/a389BG 565BS3780
109798 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944. MACR 3780
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109817n/a389BG 566BS3781
109817 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by fighters in mission to Oschersleben Apr 11, 1944. Crew POW. MACR 3781.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109821n/a389BG 566BS
109821 (389th BG, 566th BS) collided in midir with 42-100369 on practice mission and crashed at Mulberton, England Mar 2, 1944. All six onboard killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109828n/a389BG 566BS2927
109828 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany MACR 2927
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-125-CO Liberator42-110018Galloping Katie II389BG 566BS14638
110018 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Galloping Katie II*) lost Jun 17, 1945, Atlantic. MACR 14638
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-30-CO Liberator42-40115The Boomerang389BG 566BS159
40115 (389th BG, 566th BS, *The Boomerang*) hit by AAA and crashelanded at Butoiu, 5 km E of Ion Roata, Rumania in Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943. 11 POW. MACR 159
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-35-CO Liberator42-40151n/a389BG n/a
40151/40155 to USN as PB4Y-1 31989/31993. I have 40155 as being lost with 389th BG on Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943. This may be actually 40115.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-70-CO Liberator42-40544Hitler's Hearse389BG 567BS
40544 (389th BG, 567th BS, *Hitler's Hearse* interned in Turkey after Ploesti raid, Aug 1, 1943.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-80-CO Liberator42-40619n/a389BG n/a2938
40619 (389th BG) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2938
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-85-CO Liberator42-40665Ten High389BG 564BS
40665 (389th BG, 564th BS, *Ten High*) damaged by Lt. Wilhelm Kientsch in Bf 109G-6 of JG 27/6. and ditched near Malta Jul 19, 1943. 4 injured, 6 OK.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-85-CO Liberator42-40687n/a389BG 564BS
40687 (389th BG, 564th BS) crashed after midair collision with B-24D 42-40774 over Norfolk County, UK Jun 25, 1943. Navigator killed, rest '. Plane salvaged Jun 26, 1943
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40701Liberty Belle389BG 564BS16453
40701 (389th BG, 564th BS, *Liberty Belle*) for unknown reasons 2 crew baled out over Sicily Jul 14, 1943. Both KIA, plane landed safely. MACR 16453. Crashlanded at Sidi Ahmed AB, Tunisia Sep 21, 1943. Abandoned there. Condemned Oct 4, 1943
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40706Tondelao389BG 566BS2047
40706 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Tondelao*) shot down by AAA and crashed 2 mi from Mettingen, W of Osnabruck, Germany Dec 22, 1943. MACR 2047. 1 KIA, 9 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40716n/a389BG 565BS
40716 (389th BG, 565th BS) crashed Sept 13, 1943, Hethel, England
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40730n/a389BG 566BS9
40730 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by AAA near Messina, Sicily, Italy Jul 14, 1943. 6 KIA, 4 POW. MACR 9
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40733n/a389BG 564BS2939
40733 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2939
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator42-40735Sand Witch389BG 566BS156
40735 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Sand Witch*) caught fire from blaze of explosions and crashed at Campina, Rumania on Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943. 9 KIA, 1 POW. MACR 156
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40744n/a389BG 565BS243
40744 (389th BG, 565th BS) interned in Turkey Aug 1, 1943 after Ploesti raid. MACR 243
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40747n/a389BG n/a1851
40747 (389th BG) lost Jan 7, 1944, France. MACR 1851
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40749Sack Time Sally389BG 565BS3493
40749 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Sack Time Sally*) shot down by Oblt. Heinrich Klopper in Bf 109G-6/U4 of JG 1/7 at Opeinde, Netherlands Nov 26, 1943. MACR 3493. 6 KIA, 4 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40767n/a389BG n/a
40767 (389th BG) shot down by fighters during ferry flight over Bay of Biscay Aug 27, 1943. Had crew of 10, plus 5 passengers. 3 crew POW, 8 bodies recovered, 4 MIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40769Iron Ass389BG 566BS2185
40769 (389th BG, 566th BS, then to 93rd BG, 329th BS *Iron Ass*) hit by flak and then shot down by Hptm Rolf Hermichen in Fw 190A-6 of JG 11/I Stab and crashed at Eichersscheid, S of Bad Munstereifel Dec 1, 1943. 9 crew POW, 1 KIA. MACR 2185
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40774n/a389BG 565BS
40774 (389th BG, 565th BS) crashed after midair collision with B-24D 42-40687 over Norfolk County, UK Jun 25, 1943. Navigator killed, rest '. Plane condemned Oct 31, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40775Wolf Wagon389BG 565BS5859
40775 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Wolf Wagon*) shot down by AAA on raid to Wiener Neustadt, Austria Oct 1, 1943. MACR 5859. 5 KIA, 5 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40779n/a389BG 567BS41
40779 (389th BG, 567th BS) shot down by a Bf 109G-6 of JG 27/12 and crashed Bay of Chania, Crete, Greece Jul 9, 1943. 7 crew baled out, but all 10 KIA. MACR 41.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40782Chattanooga Choo Choo389BG 567BS158
40782 (389th BG, 567th BS, *Chattanooga Choo Choo*) lost over Rumania on return from Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943. MACR 158. 1 KIA, 9 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40783n/a389BG 566BS
40783 (389th BG, 566th BS) interned in Portugal July 2, 1943. Crashed Jul 26, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-95-CO Liberator42-40787Vagabond King389BG 565BS2885
40787 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Vagabond King*) shot down by two Fw 190As of JG 11/10 and crashed into sea 27 km SW of Stromstad, Sweden Nov 18, 1943. MACR 2885. 11 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-100-CO Liberator42-40793Blonds Away389BG 567BS3983
40793 (389th BG, 567th BS, *Blonds Away*) damaged and crashlanded at Manston, UK Dec 1, 1943. MACR 3983. 9 killed, 1 survived.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-100-CO Liberator42-40795n/a389BG 565BS2246
40795 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Jan 29, 1944, Eimsheim/Rhein. MACR 2246
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-100-CO Liberator42-40807n/a389BG 567BS2940
40807 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2940
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-125-CO Liberator42-41013n/a389BG 566BS1853
41013 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jan 7, 194, France. MACR 1853
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50290n/a389BG 565BS
50290 was replacement ship in 389th BG, 565th BS Apr to Sep 1944, when it was declared war-weary and loaned to 458th BG. Eventually salvaged by 3 SAD May 26-31, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50366n/a389BG 564BSU11130
Lost Dec 2, 1944. MACR 11130
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50366n/a389BG 564BSU11130
453rd BG: First trace: 6 Jun 44. Individual aircraft letter changed from U to U+ between 8 & 11 Jul 44. Transferred from 733rd to 732nd BS on 4 or 5 Aug 44. Transferred to 389th BG after 18 Aug 44.
Source: Aircraft of the 453rd by Keith Sowter -

Consolidated B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50371n/a389BG 567BS6532
50371 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944. MACR 6532.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50374n/a389BG 566BS7364
50374 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jul 7, 1944. MACR 7364
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-401-CF Liberator42-50452Earthquake Magoon389BG 566BS
50452 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Earthquake Magoon*) lost in midair collision with 44-10513 over Carleton Rode, UK during assembly Nov 21, 1944. Total of 17 killed, 3 survived
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-401-CF Liberator42-50466n/a389BG 578BS8850
50466 (389th BG, 578th BS) returned to USA after V-E Day. MACR 8850 refers to 42-7466.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-401-CF Liberator42-50478n/a389BG 567BS8162
50478 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Jul 25, 1944. MACR 8162
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50511n/a389BG 566BS8599
50511 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Sep 5, 1944. MACR 8599
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50551Delectable Doris389BG 566BS12370
50551 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Delectable Doris*) lost Feb 3, 1945, Germany. MACR 12370
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50612n/a389BG 565BS11106
50612 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Dec 25, 1944. MACR 11106
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50617n/a389BG 566BS7365
50617 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jul 7, 1944. MACR 7365
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50649n/a389BG 565BS8288
50649 (389th BG, 565th BS) interned in Sweden Aug 28, 1944. MACR 8288
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50653n/a389BG 566BS13726
50653 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Apr 4, 1945. MACR 13726
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50662n/a389BG n/a11338
50662 (389th BG) lost Nov 12, 1944. MACR 11338.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50750n/a389BG 566BS9481
50750 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Oct 15, 1944. MACR 9481
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-50774n/a389BG 567BS14173
50774 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Apr 14, 1945. MACR 14173
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-50779n/a389BG 565BS13581
50779 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Mar 24, 1945, Germany. MACR 13581
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-50842n/a389BG 567BS9482
50842 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Oct 19, 1944, Germany. MACR 9482
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51144n/a389BG 564BS7492
51144 (389th BG, 564th BS) hit by flak and fighters Jul 7, 1944 and turned and collided with 42-110091 (492nd BG, 856 Sq). Both planes crashed. MACR 7492.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51233The Bigast Boid389BG 567BS13906
51233 (389th BG, 567th BS, *The Bigast Boid*) shot down by friendly fire from a B-17 squadron flying above the 567th BS formation Apr 14, 1945. MACR 13906.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52579n/a389BG 566BS6531
52579 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944. MACR 6531
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-15-CF Liberator42-63958Lucky Tiger389BG 565BS2444
63958 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Lucky Tiger*) shot down by Hptm Gunther Specht in Bf 109G-6 of JG 11/II Stab at Spieka, Germany during raid on Vegesack, Germany Oct 8, 1943. MACR 2444. 9 KIA, 1 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-15-CF Liberator42-63961n/a389BG 565BS3778
63961 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Apr 9, 1944, Germany. MACR 3778
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-15-CF Liberator42-63963n/a389BG 567BS4290
63963 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Apr 22, 1944, Germany. MACR 4290
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-20-CF Liberator42-63973n/a389BG 564BS1973
63973 (389th BG, 564th BS) crashed due to mechanical failure Dec 30, 1943, Laon, France. MACR 1973. 5 POW, 4 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-20-CF Liberator42-63977n/a389BG 567BS1854
63977 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Jan 7, 1944, France. MACR 1854
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-160-CO Liberator42-72833n/a389BG 567BS2245
72833 (389th BG, 567th BS) damaged during mission and ditched in Thames estuary Jan 29, 1944. 10 crewmembers missing at sea. MACR 2245
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-160-CO Liberator42-72856Nana389BG 566BS2499
72856 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Nana*) shot down by Fw. Steiger in Bf 110G-2 of ZG 26/Stab near Aachen, Germany Dec 1, 1943. MACR 2499. 10 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-165-CO Liberator42-72866n/a389BG 565BS3597
72866 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Apr 1, 1944, France. MACR 3597
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-165-CO Liberator42-72868Tinker Toy389BG 565BS2501
72868 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Tinker Toy*) hit by the crashing 42-72875 and crashed in Germany Nov 13, 1943. MACR 2501. 7 KIA, 2 POW, 1 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-165-CO Liberator42-72875Liberty Lady389BG 564BS2502
72875 (389th BG, 564th BS, *Liberty Lady*) shotdown by Hptm Rolf Hermichen in Fw 190A-6 of JG 11/I Stab, then collided with 42-72868 and crashed at Janneby, Germany Nov 13, 1943. MACR 2502. 10 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-165-CO Liberator42-72876n/a389BG 566BS2500
72876 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by Hptm Rolf Hermichen in Fw 190A-6 of JG 11/1 Stab and crashed at Hottorf, Germany Dec 1, 1943. MACR 2500. 5 KIA, 5 POW
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-50-CO Liberator42-73498n/a389BG 566BS3779
73498 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down on mission to Oschersleben Apr 11, 1944. MACR 3779.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-50-CO Liberator42-73504n/a389BG 567BS2941
73504 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany. MACR 2941
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7593n/a389BG 565BS1852
7593 (389th BG, 565th BS) shot down by fighters Jan 7, 1944, France. MACR 1852
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-5-FO Liberator42-7766Heavy Date389BG 566BS1974
7766 (389th BG, 566th BS, *Heavy Date*) shot down by Fw Gottfried Kurzernhart in Bf 110F-4 of NJG 4/9 Dec 30, 1943 and crashed 2km SE of La Horne, Belgium. MACR 1974. 7 POW, 2 evaded, 1 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94951n/a389BG 567BS5261
94951 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost May 27, 1944. MACR 5261
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94973n/a389BG 566BS5216
94973 (389th BG, 566th BS) interned in Sweden May 29, 1944. MACR 5216
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95038Lucky Lady Bett389BG 565BS
95038 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Lucky Lady Bett*) to RFC at Altus OK Nov 22, 1945. Presumably scrapped there.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95044n/a389BG 567BS6530
95044 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944. MACR 6530
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95056n/a389BG 565BS6735
95056 (389th BG, 565th BS) interned in Switzerland Jun 28, 1944. MACR 6735. Returned to England Oct 1, 1945. Salvaged Oct 22, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95071n/a389BG 567BS9381
95071 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Sep 28, 1944, Germany. MACR 9381
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95077Ginny Gal389BG 565BS
95077 (389th BG, 565th BS, *Ginny Gal*) interned in Switzerland Jul 21, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95085n/a389BG n/a
95085 (389th BG) salvaged at Hethel Mid Mar 1945 after left main landing gear collapsed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95088n/a389BG 565BS12430
95088 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost over Holland Feb 19, 1945 when engine failed and instruments were lost. Crew bailed out near Sevelen, Germany, plane crashed at Krefeld. 8 POW, 1 KIA. MACR 12430.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95091n/a389BG 567BS5260
95091 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost May 27, 1944. MACR 5260
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95145n/a389BG 566BS6258
95145 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jun 21, 1944 over Berlin. 9 KIA, 1 POW. MACR 6258.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95184n/a389BG 567BS7706
95184 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Aug 5, 1944. MACR 7706
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95205Lonesome Polecat389BG 564BS8601
95205 (389th BG, 564th BS, *Lonesome Polecat*) interned in Switzerland Sep 5, 1944. MACR 8601. Returned Sep 22, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95227n/a389BG 566BS
95227 (389th BG, 566th BS) salvaged at RAF Leconfield, Yorkshire Feb 2-4, 1945 as a result of an accident Jan 31, 1945 when the nose wheel collapsed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95240n/a389BG n/a13543
95240 (389th BG) lost Mar 24, 1945, Germany. MACR 13543
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95253n/a389BG 565BS
95253 (389th BG, 565th BS) ferried back to USA Jun 25, 1945. Salvaged at Altus, OK Sep 14, 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-95588n/a389BG 566BS13613
95588 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Mar 23, 1945, Germany. MACR 13613
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CO Liberator42-99972n/a389BG n/a
99972 after combat career ended, became formation assembly ship for 389th BG after 41-23683 was written off. Returned to USA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CO Liberator42-99975n/a389BG 564BS2958
99975 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Mar 8, 1944, Germany. MACR 2958
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CO Liberator42-99977n/a389BG 567BS3598
99977 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Apr 1, 1944, France. MACR 3598
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CO Liberator42-99992n/a389BG 567BS4005
99992 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Apr 10, 1944. MACR 4005
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CF Liberator44-10510n/a389BG n/a13564
10510 (389th BG) lost Mar 15, 1945. MACR 13564
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CF Liberator44-10513n/a389BG n/a
10513 (389th BG) lost in midair collision with 42-50452 over Carleton Rode, UK during assembly Nov 21, 1944. Total of 17 killed, 3 survived
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-150-CO Liberator44-40245n/a389BG 567BS13536
40245 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Mar 24, 1945. MACR 13536
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-150-CO Liberator44-40247n/a389BG 566BS7020
40247 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Jun 6, 1944. MACR 7020
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-160-CO Liberator44-40439n/a389BG 566BS13725
40439 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Mar 31, 1945 on mission to Brunswick, Germany. MACR 13725
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-165-CO (NMF)44-40476n/a389BG 566BS11989
40476 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by AAA Jan 29, 1945 during raid on Hamm, Germany. MACR 11989
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24L-5-FO Liberator44-49254n/a389BG n/a14113
49254 (389th BG) lost Apr 7, 1945, Germany. MACR 14113.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24L-5-FO Liberator44-49382n/a389BG 564BS12959
49382 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Mar 9, 1945. MACR 12959.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24L-10-FO Liberator44-49533n/a389BG 566BS13892
49533 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Apr 7, 1945, Germany. MACR 13892
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24M-10-FO Liberator44-50747n/a389BG 566BS13727
50747 (389th BG, 566th BS) lost Apr 5, 1945. MACR 13727
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


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