Lt. Cosgrove has just landed and is folding the wings. Loyce is lying dead in the gunner's turret.
The '353' number on the cowlings represent the last 3 numbers of the plane's serial number. This number is printed in chalk on the plane for identification for transit from the manufacturer to Ulithi. Since the chalk is still visible, the assumption is that this is a new plane just picked up in Ulithi a few days ago.
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