delivered to USAAF at Lock Haven, PA, 9th Air Force, Europe;
transferred to Army Ground Forces, Fifteenth US Army, 547th Field Artillery
Battalion [Unit Markings 69-OO], 34th Field Artillery Brigade Mar45
Flown by Lt. Becker from an Airstrip near Maastricht (50th MR&RS) to Munchen-Gladbach (presently known as Mönchengladbach), Germany, 10Mar45
44-80344 saw action in the Battle of the Ruhr Pocket and from the after action reports and Battalion history al the exact locations where this L-4 were used are known. To name a few;
München-Gladbach, Gelsenkirchen, Dortmund.
returned to USAAF, 9th Air Force, Europe
registered F-BDTL 19Jun47
cancelled 3Dec52 as sold abroad
registered D-EDUH 27May59, cancelled 29Aug75
registered OY-ALN 1976
registration SE-IML reserved 1Jun82, not taken up
registered LN-RBI 1994, current
44-80344 was transformed from a Yellow J-3 Cub livery to the correct L-4J livery in a very lenghty proces. In total it took two years to get every detail right.