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42-94758 Feather Merchant

B-24H-15-FO

 

A 34th BG Original

 

MISSION LIST

 

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94758 D/G 391BS Isley Feather Merchant (Ground spare)

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

 

Transferred to the 493 BG.

 

October 1944 Work in progress at Hanger 4, B.A.D. 2, Warton.

 

MISSION DETAILS

Mission #3 May 25, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Took off at 0511 hours.

Flew as Deputy Lead, position 1-2 in Low Squadron.

Carried 12 500 lb bombs. Did not drop. Brought all bombs back to base.

No damage reported.

Landed 1047 hours.

Voltage regulator inoperative. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Griffith (N2) (from crew #1)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boyson (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Di Mauro (NG)

Cockman (G)

 

Mission #4 May 27, 1944 42-94758 D/G 391BS Isley Feather Merchant (Ground spare)

Did not take off.

Was loaded with 10 500 lb. Bombs.

Isley (P)

Weiler (CP)

Delduca (N)

Pelley (B)

May (R)

Craft (E)

D'Amario (BG)

Sabo (TG)

Korenek (NG)

Jansen (G)

 

Mission #5 May 28, 1944 42-94758 D/G 4BS Notman Feather Merchant

Took off at 1023 hours from Hardstand #9.

Flew position 3-1 in Lead Squadron.

Carried 10 500 lb GP bombs. Dropped early at 1457 hours from 21,700 feet.

Slight damage reported. Flak hole in the wing tip 1/2 minute to 1 minute before target.

Landed 1759 hours.

#4 prop governor inoperative; auxiliary fuel system needs checking. Inspected and repaired.

Notman (P)

Uscinowicz (CP)

Walcott (N)

Nelson (B)

Conklin (R)

Boysun (E)

Crosby (BG)

Escherich (TG)

Di Mauro (NG)

Cockman (G)

 

 

Transferred to the 493 BG.