41-24130 - Thar She Blows Again

Object Number - UPL 55565 - The B-24D, 41-24130, Thar She Blows Again, in the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 329th Bomb Squadron.

The B-24D, 41-24130, named, Thar She Blows Again, was assigned to the 8th Air Force, the 93rd Bomb Group, and the 329th Bomb Squadron. It was transferred to the 409th Bomb Squadron, the 93rd Bomb Group, in the 8th Air Force, USAAF. It was, then, transferred to the MTO at Benghazi, Lybia, temporarily attached (TDY) to the 9th Air Force, USAAF.
On a mission to Vibo Valentia, Italy, aircraft, 41-24130, crashed shortly after take off due to engine failure. 10 KIA. 13 Jul 43.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 0670501
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12045259
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-734318
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885946
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12145589
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: tail gunner

Places

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Thar She Blows
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Thar She Blows Again
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 409th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: - Bucket Of Bolts - First Sergeant
  • Unit: 458th Bomb Group 93rd Bomb Group 329th Bomb Squadron 330th Bomb Squadron 754th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Libya 1943-07-13 Crashed shortly after take off due to engine failure on mission to Vibo Valentia, Italy, on 13-Jul-43. 10 x KIA.

Other

Temporary Duty 9AF

Qarat Baninah wa Bannanah, Libya Temporary attached to 9AF USAAF.

Manufactured

San Diego, TX 78384, USA Built at Consolidated.

Delivered

Texas, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Hardwick, Cambridge CB23, UK Assigned to 329BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Other

Transferred

Hardwick, Cambridge CB23, UK Transferred to 409BS, 93BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date16 May 2022 10:30:25
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date9 Feb 2022 07:25:58
ContributorKickapoo
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Added aircraft. - Kickapoo

Date9 Feb 2022 07:09:58
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-24130 - Thar She Blows Again

Date9 Feb 2022 06:59:59
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-24130

Date8 Feb 2022 14:15:45
ContributorKickapoo
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Best Web - B-24 - 41-24130 - Thar She Blows Again

Date13 Oct 2016 05:25:11
ContributorM Reagan
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#41-24130 has sometimes been erroneously applied to # 42-40127 "Thar She Blows Again", also with 93rd BG, later transferred to the 458th BG, renamed "Bucket of Bolts" and "First Sergeant", lost in ground accident in May 1944.
Source:www. joebaugher.com/usaf_serials

Date7 Aug 2016 16:28:12
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date4 Jun 2016 18:21:22
ContributorM Reagan
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Losses of the US 8th & 9th Air Forces: Aircraft and Men June 1942 to December 1943, Vol. 1, pg. 180

Date15 Jul 2015 15:22:55
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