LOSS DATE SORT
Loss Date Tail Code Serial No. Nickname (if any) Remarks MACR
08-Nov-44 T8 42-24645   ditched; Tracek crew, 2 survived 10004
24-Nov-44 A26 42-24622 Lucky Irish Wagner crew lost 10002
24-Nov-44 V48 42-24679   ditched; Tudor crew survived none
27-Nov-44 Z2 42-24662 20th Century Limited Irvin crew lost 10585
27-Nov-44 A9 42-24599 Skyscrapper destroyed on Saipan; Japanese attack none
27-Nov-44 T10 42-63428   destroyed on Saipan; Japanese attack none
27-Nov-44 V1 42-24659   destroyed on Saipan; Japanese attack none
27-Nov-44 V24 42-24666   destroyed on Saipan; Japanese attack none
27-Nov-44 V42 42-63438 Hell's Bells destroyed on Saipan; Japanese attack none
29-Nov-44 Z44 42-65218   Hanson crew lost - 1st mission 10449
?? Dec 44 A47 42-63426 Fickle Finger w/o after test flight crash on Tinian; Walker crew none
03-Dec-44 A30 42-63461   Campbell crew lost 10450
03-Dec-44 T29 42-24681   Hyde crew lost  10452
03-Dec-44 T10 42-24735   ditched; Fetter crew lost 10454
03-Dec-44 Z1 42-24656 Rosalia Rocket Goldsworthy crew; 3 survived captivity 10458
03-Dec-44 T28 42-63432   Murray crew, 10 survived 10692
07-Dec-44 A26 42-24745 Lucky Irish destroyed on Saipan  none
07-Dec-44 V27 42-24693 Li'l Lassie destroyed on Saipan  none
13-Dec-44 V47 42-63439 Beaubomber ditched Magicienne Bay; Ledbetter crew lost 10644
13-Dec-44 T1 42-63430   ditched; McCandliss crew lost 10655
13-Dec-44 Z26 42-24687 Tokyo Local Grise crew lost 10659
13-Dec-44 V50 42-63447 Umbriago III, Dat's My Boy ditched; Sylvester crew survived none
18-Dec-44 A29 42-24628 Special Delivery Ewing crew, 10 survived 10641
18-Dec-44 V24 42-24773   Conway crew lost 10654
18-Dec-44 A45 42-63413 Dixie Darlin' ditched;  Walling crew lost 10657
18-Dec-44 Z1 42-24762 Pee Wee Bricker crew, 7 survived 10658
18-Dec-44 T47 42-24649 Miss Tittymouse crashed Saipan; crew survived none
18-Dec-44 T7 42-24603   scrapped; damaged on Saipan 27Nov44  none
22-Dec-44 V7 42-24684   Darden crew lost 10889
22-Dec-44 A31 42-24733 New Glory ditched; Hamilton crew? 10902
25-Dec-44 T30 42-24654 The Wichita Witch destroyed on Saipan, Japanese attack none
27-Dec-44 T25 42-24642 Uncle Tom's Cabin 2 Krause crew; 2 surv captivity 10850
27-Dec-44 T45 42-24613   ditched; Horsefall crew, 3 survived 10852
27-Dec-44 T2 42-24605 The Heat's On ditched; Gress crew, 4 survived 11237
29-Dec-44 Z25 42-24686 American Beauty ditched; Van Tright crew survived none
03-Jan-45 T42 42-24748   Stickney crew lost; 1st mission 10853
03-Jan-45 A42 42-24626 Joker's Wild Lawson crew lost 10854
03-Jan-45 Z48 42-24660   ditched; Amos crew lost 10899
03-Jan-45 A50 42-63418 Jumbo, King of the Show ditched; Clifford crew, 5 survived 10901
03-Jan-45 Z22 42-24766 Leading Lady Hurlbutt crew lost 10905
06-Jan-45 T41 42-24606 Battlin' Betty scrapped; damaged 25Dec44 none
09-Jan-45 Z45 42-24657 Mustn't Touch John Charters crew lost 10903
09-Jan-45 V4 42-24665 Satan's Sister ditched; Fiala Crew lost 10904
09-Jan-45 A14 42-24772   Joe Baird crew lost 10907
09-Jan-45 A5 42-24598 Waddy's Wagon ditched; Young Crew lost 10908
09-Jan-45 V3 42-24658 Wugged Wascal ditched; Murphy crew lost 10911
09-Jan-45 A46 42-24655 Mis' Behavin' Crowell crew lost 11220
10-Jan-45 Z2 42-24744 20th Century Limited   ?
14-Jan-45 T34 42-24763 Geisha Gertie ditched; Bauman crew lost 11219
14-Jan-45 A2 42-24595 Pacific Union ditched - Cox crew; four survived 11221
14-Jan-45 V22 42-24647 Hasta Luego ditched; Mellen crew, 6 survived 11222
14-Jan-45 A? 42-24807   Schramm crew lost 11223
14-Jan-45 T21 42-24609 Lassie Come Home scrapped after mission none
23-Jan-45 A6 42-24594 Bad Brew ditched on t/o; McGregor crew, 5 surv.  11301
23-Jan-45 Z25 42-24785   Porter crew lost 11386
27-Jan-45 V27 42-24769 Rover Boys Express (a.k.a. Lassie II) Snuffy Smith crew, 5 surv. (Hap Halloran) 11555
27-Jan-45 A46 42-63541 Ghastly Goose ditched; Peterson crew lost in a storm 11556
27-Jan-45 A23 42-24619 Shady Lady Dauth crew lost 11557
27-Jan-45 A22 42-24616 Haley's Comet McDonnell crew; 2 survived 11558
27-Jan-45 A28 42-63423 Werewolf Hahn crew - 3 surv. but executed 26May45 11620
27-Jan-45 T10 42-24767   ditched; Beyhan crew lost 11621
27-Jan-45 T2 42-63501   shot down; Kilgo crew lost 11623
27-Jan-45 A52 42-65246 Irish Lassie scrapped after mission; Avery crew none
27-Jan-45 V5 42-24682 Tokyo Twister scrapped, hard landing - Burkett crew survived none
04-Feb-45 T9 42-24629 Devil's Darlin' ditched; A/C Malone lost ?
04-Feb-45 T3 42-24608   crashed on Saipan; Stendahl crew survived none
08-Feb-45 V? 42-24450   scrapped after mission none
10-Feb-45 T2 42-63468   ditched; Breeland crew lost 12051
10-Feb-45 T41 42-24760 Battlin' Betty II ditched; Yeilding crew lost 12053
10-Feb-45 Z13 42-93876   McGuire crew lost; first mission 12058
19-Feb-45 Z31 42-63494   Rouse crew lost 12250
19-Feb-45 A42 42-24857 Joker's Wild II ditched; Austin crew, five survived 12486
19-Feb-45 Z12 42-24692   Samuelson crew, 1 survived 12500
19-Feb-45 V49 42-65222 Super Wabbit Nicholson crew lost 12522
19-Feb-45 A? ?   unknown 497th aircraft; Miller crew, 3 surv. ?
19-Feb-45 A9 42-63463 Skyscrapper II scrapped after mission none
19-Feb-45 Z11 42-63489 Holy Joe crashed Saipan - Pearson crew survived none
19-Feb-45 Z9 ?   damaged in crash of Z11 on Saipan; later w/o none
23-Feb-45 Z? ?   unknown 500th aircraft; Field crew, 5 surv. ?
25-Feb-45 A45 42-24808   collided with A44; Keith crew lost 12721
25-Feb-45 A44 42-63431 Ponderous Peg Barnes crew lost; collided w/A45 12722
26-Feb-45 A? 42-63427 Miss Margaret Buckheit crew of 870th; 9 surv. 12763
27-Feb-45 T7 42-24777   ditched; Brodie crew, 9 survived 12777
27-Feb-45 Z6 42-24694 Draggin' Lady ditched off Saipan; Engle crew, 9 survived ?
04-Mar-45 A25 42-63412 Peace On Earth Westervelt crew, 9 survived 12912
08-Mar-45 Z46 42-24721 Su Su Baby ditched; Holmes crew, 6 survived 12936
10-Mar-45 T15 44-69747   shot down (midair?); Kordsmeier crew 12949
11-Mar-45 V45 42-24753   Thompson crew, 3 survived 12989
13-Mar-45 V30 42-24754   Ellington crew, 2 survived 13017
17-Mar-45 Z8 42-24849 Saint Bernard rammed; Fitzgerald crew lost 13079
24-Mar-45 A52 42-63526 Teaser Shaffrath crew lost 13446
24-Mar-45 V36 42-63493   Timmons crew lost 13626
25-Mar-45 T26 42-65210 Fay Tobey crew lost 13447
31-Mar-45 T1 42-24727   ditched; MacDonald crew, 10 surv. 14233
01-Apr-45 A? 42-93883   Dietzel crew lost (869th Sq.) 13764
01-Apr-45 T5 42-24614 Joltin' Josie, The Pacific Pioneer ditched Magicienne Bay after t/o; Currier crew lost 13766
01-Apr-45 T38 42-63510 Heavenly Body scrapped after mission none
02-Apr-45 T15 44-69752   shot down; Filbert crew lost 13761
02-Apr-45 T26 42-93999 Filthy Fay II Smith crew, 4 surv.; first mission 13762
02-Apr-45 V2 42-24650 Jug Haid II Dustin crew; 2 survived 13763
04-Apr-45 Z31 44-69751   Sewell crew lost 13765
05-Apr-45 T10 42-93881   crashed Tinian; Marv Geer crew survived none
07-Apr-45 V25 42-24674   Hibbard crew, 4 survived 13625
07-Apr-45 Z47 42-24600 Adam's Eve King crew lost 13657
07-Apr-45 T47 42-65212 Mrs. Tittymouse Wise crew lost 13658
07-Apr-45 Z11 44-69666   Law crew lost 14230
13-Apr-45 A24 42-24604 Wheel n' Deal Abar crew, one survived 13833
13-Apr-45 V52 42-65344 Ball of Fire  Rubenstein crew, 1 survived 14236
13-Apr-45 V23 42-24644   Latimor crew-1 surv. captivity; 14237
15-Apr-45 Z23 42-24664 Ramblin' Roscoe crash-landed Iwo Jima; crew survived none
18-Apr-45 A8 42-63519 Shillalah Bussell crew, 3 surv. 14306
18-Apr-45 A51 42-65231 Gonna Mak'er Anderson crew lost 14308
24-Apr-45 V11 42-63483   ditched; Antonucci crew lost 14310
27-Apr-45 V8 42-24698 A-broad With Eleven Yanks Boozer crew, 1 lost (LtCol Northrup) 14334
28-Apr-45 V9 42-24699 Salvo Sally ditched; Canada crew, 1 survived 14332
29-Apr-45 T12 42-65295 Sally Delle shot down; Marv Geer crew lost 14309
29-Apr-45 T4 42-24611 Little Jo Fisher crew, 6 survived 14337
05-May-45 A56 44-69899   McSpadden crew lost 14365
05-May-45 T46 42-63416 Black Bart's Revenge crashed off Saipan; Davis crew, 4 surv. 14366
05-May-45 T14 42-24471   w/o after mission; Tunnell crew surv. none
14-May-45 V23 44-69926   Haynes crew, 10 survived 14430
14-May-45 A33 42-93885 The Shrimper ditched; Lambrecht crew survived none
24-May-45 T46 44-70075   Shot down; Nilsson crew lost 14485
24-May-45 T28 44-69777 Danny Mite Zweifel crew; 7 mia, 4 pow 14486
24-May-45 T48 42-24751 Antoinette Ross crew lost 14487
24-May-45 Z7 42-63486   Thomas crew, 1 survived 14488
24-May-45 Z30 44-69742   Hughes crew, 1 survived 14489
24-May-45 T26 44-69852 Filthy Fay III Olds crew lost 14491
24-May-45 V26 ?   scrapped after mission none
26-May-45 Z13 44-69755   Luman crew-3 KIA/8 POW 14509
26-May-45 V5 42-63513 Ramp Queen Burrell crew lost 14512
26-May-45 A? 42-94050   Swenson crew, 6 surv.  14525
26-May-45 T48 42-65211 Lady Eve crew survived none
01-Jun-45 A16 42-65348   shot down - Crowe crew - 4 POW executed 14593
01-Jun-45 A11 42-24741   Campbell crew, 9 survived 14595
01-Jun-45 V8 44-70083 Flying Fool Wilkenson crew lost 14596
01-Jun-45 T16 44-61666 Sweet Sixteen ditched; Yount crew survived none
04-Jun-45 V10 42-63440 Inspiration test flight-crew survived none
05-Jun-45 T31 42-24742 The Rocket Rochat crew, four survived 14858
07-Jun-45 A1 42-24592 Dauntless Dotty crashed on t/o Kwajalein; Kelly crew + pax, 3 surv. 14530
08-Jun-45 T36 42-65248   damaged 6/5/45, salvaged 6/8/45 on Iwo none
22-Jun-45 T34 44-69993   crash-landed; crew survived none
26-Jun-45 V11 44-69655   Newell crew lost 14911
03-Jul-45 A37 42-24774 Miss Hap Merrill crew lost 14923
03-Jul-45 A49 42-63414 The Jumpin' Stud ditched; Voigt crew survived none
15-Jul-45 T7 42-93944 Mighty Fine w/o after 9Jul taxi accident none
15-Jul-45 Z39 44-61530   crashed Saipan; Gilbert crew survived none
19-Jul-45 A11 42-24717   Rodge crew, 5 surv. 14922
20-Jul-45 V11 44-87652   Ringham crew lost 14785
06-Aug-45 T15 44-69848   ditched; Hoffman crew surv. (Phillips AC) none
28-Aug-45 A37 44-69998   crashed-POW supp. mission-1 surv. 14867
29-Aug-45 Z28 44-70136 Hog Wild Shot down by Russians; Queen crew survived none
04-Sep-45 T21 42-65345   43 missions; Alexander crew 14900
05-Oct-45 A16 44-61663 Fickle Finger of Fate crashed Saipan - Fate crew + pax - no survivors; 14946
?? T44 ?   ditched ?
?? Z29 42-65221 Gravel Gertie scrapped on Saipan after hard landing; 50 missions none
?? Z49 44-69878   scrapped on Saipan after engine fire none
It is recorded that the 73rd Bomb Wing lost 182 aircraft in WWII; 157 losses, due to combat, 
accident, or salvage, are recorded above; The remaining 25 to be identified are likely in the list below. 
(aircraft known to have survived the war are not included here.)
  ?45 ? Hillda's Hellions    
  ?47 ? Kansas Farmer    
  ?57 ? Dorothy Anne    
  ?9 ? Sophisticated Lady    
  A8 42-24615 Coral Queen survived the war? Mulloy crew  
  A31 42-24756      
  A? 44-69731      
  A? 44-69743      
  A? 44-69863      
  A? 44-70007      
  A? 44-70119 Outhouse Mouse Wagner crew  
  A? 44-87665      
  T12 42-65295      
  T16 44-69765      
  T24 44-61757      
  T26 44-61661      
  T27 42-94046      
  T29 44-69699      
  T30 44-70082      
  T34 44-61775      
  T45 44-69749   later T55  
  T56 42-63445      
  T57 44-61781      
  T58 44-61711      
  T? 44-69722      
  T? ? University of Oklahoma    
  V8 44-70153   Boozer crew, 11 missions  
  V9 44-70014      
  V13 42-65244 Poison Lil Polansky crew; Boozer crew, 13 missions  
  V16 44-70096      
  V21 42-24667      
  V21 42-63477      
  V23 44-70099      
  V24 42-63491      
  V28 42-65220   damaged Saipan 11/27/1944 - repaired  
  V29 42-24638      
  V30 42-24854      
  V30 42-65224      
  V30 42-94005      
  V32 42-65256   Dave Liebman crew  
  V34 42-93941      
  V34 44-69735      
  V41 ? Lucky Legs    
  V45 44-87669      
  V49 ? Super Wabbit III    
  V51 42-65245      
  V52 42-24799      
  V52 44-69896      
  V? 42-93880 The Duchess    
  V? 42-93897      
  V? 44-61690      
  V? 44-69842      
  V? 44-70034      
  V? 44-70081      
  V? 44-87657      
  V? ? Miss-Leading-Lady    
  Z1 44-61737      
  Z1 44-69761      
  Z29 42-65244      
  Z38 44-61789      
  Z46 42-63441   28 mission credits-no other info  
  Z56 42-94001   30 mission credits-no other info  
  Z? 42-24575      
  Z? 44-69711      
  Z? 44-69712      
  Z? ? Raunchy Rambler    
MACR = Missing Air Crew Report