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B-26 40-1424

Aircraft Model:Martin B-26 Marauder
Identities:40-1424
Name / Nose Art:SATAN'S PLAYMATE
Units:408th Bombardment Squadron, 22nd Bombardment Group, USAAF

Timeline

4 June 1942Aircraft was shot down while attacking Japanese carrier force during the Battle of Midway.
Pilot: 1/Lt HERBERT C. MAYES, USAAF O-406421 (Missing)
Co-Pilot: 2/Lt GARRETT H. MCCALLISTER, USAAF O-388997 (Missing)
Navigator: 2/Lt WILLIAM D. HARGIS, JR., USAAF O-429474 (Missing)
Bombardier: 2/Lt GERALD J. BARNICLE, USAAF O-432965 (Missing)
Nose Gunner: S/Sgt SALVATORE M. BATTAGLIA, USAAF 6976250 (Missing)
Engineer: Pvt BENJAMIN F. HUFFSTICKLER, USAAF 14021810 (Missing)
Rear Gunner: Pvt ROY W. WALTERS, USAAF 12029059 (Missing)

References

Baugher, J. 2018 1940 USAAC Serial Numbers. Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 30 May 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1940.html>.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 B-26 "Satan's Playmate" Serial Number 40-1424. Retrieved 31 May 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-26/40-1424.html>.

Record updated on 31 May 2018.


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