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HistoryEdit

Built by North American Aviation, 42-78247 was captured by the Luftwaffe,[2] after being forced down by anti aircraft fire while on a mission against Munich.[3]

42 78247 Going down

Photograph of 42-78247, going down on 4 October 1944.[1]

After repairs were completed, the aircraft was used to test German radar and other electronics.[4] The subsequent fate of the aircraft is unclear.

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 http://www.461st.org/Crews/765th%20Crews/gray.html
  2. http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=42-78247&content=
  3. http://www.461st.org/Aircraft/Replacements/PDFs/MACR%208972.pdf
  4. http://www.ww2aircraft.net/forum/aircraft-pictures/captured-aircrafts-germany-31827-3.html