USAAF 40-1534 Martin B-26-MA Marauder

USAAF serial number S/N: 40-1534 Martin B-26-MA Marauder

1940001534, 40-1534 Martin B-26-MA Marauder Fate: Crashed 22BG408BS Remarks: 22BG408BS Red Raiders 13 May 1942 Crashed during attack by three Zeros while landing at Port Moresby after limping home with hydraulics out and bomb bay open, from a strike on Vunakanau Airdrome, Rabaul. Pvt. Alvin Troyer, the tail gunner, was killed. Capt. Milton C. Barnard II, pilot, and Lt. Laverne L. Limpach, navigator, were badly wounded. The rest escaped injury. Disposal: 13-May-42

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