42-52312 Miss America 44

Miss America 44 UPL 60602 UPL 60602 B-24 42-52312 'Miss America 44'

Object Number - UPL 60602 - B-24 42-52312 'Miss America 44'

Assigned to 739BS, 454BG, 15AF USAAF. Named in honour of Venus Ramey. 

Flew 133 missions. Returned from 19-Mar-44 mission to Austria without 3 x crew members, A/C had been hit by flak and attacked by fighters, pilot Ed Sensor gave a call to prepare to abandon the aircraft, 3 crew baled out prematurely, A/C returned to base with hydraulics shot out and gear that wouldn't lock down. 7 x RTD, 2 x EVD, 1 x POW. MACR 3288 


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Units served with

A B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-78458) of the 454th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


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