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Serial Number Criteria: 41-29505
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
41-29336 ... 41-29606 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator
MSN 435/705
29336 (461st BG, 766th BS) lost in midair collision Apr 2, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 4087
29337 (461st BG, 766th BS, 'Dwatted Wabbit') attacked by German fighters Jul 12, 1944 during raid on Nimes, France
and hit water and broke in half when attempt failed to ditch in Mediterranean about
70 mi S of Porquerolles Island off Hyeres, Var Department, France.  MACR 6808
29338 (461st BG, 764th BS, "Scrounch") transferred to 47th BW Feb 28, 1944.
(450th BG) lost Apr 25, 1944, Austria.  MACR 3209 and 4630.
3209 has loss date of Feb 23, 1944, and 4630 has the loss date
of Apr 25, 1944.  3209 may have the wrong serial number, but
the data about the incident and the crew is correct.  A second
MACR (9093) was done to cover the wrong serial number mentioned
in 3209.
29341 (461st BG, 767th BS) crashed Apr 20, 1944
29342 (458th BG, 755th BS) went down Sep 9, 1944 near Trier, Germany due to two runaway
engines.  All crew parachuted to safety.  MACR 8610.
29343 (459th BG) lost May 6, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 4757
29344 (459th BG) lost May 6, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4888
29345 (450th BG) MIA Mediterranean Jun 9, 1944.  MACR 6091
29346 crashed on maiden flight from Ford Willow Run Nov 30, 1943.
29347 (465th BG, "Alley Oop") lost Jul 28, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 7106
29349 (464th BG) crashed 11 mi SW of Pocatello Jan 20, 1944.  7 killed.
29350 (466th BG, 785th BS) lost July 18, 1944, France.  MACR 8163
29351 (464th BG, "Paper Doll") lost Aug 25, 1944, Austria.  MACR 8391.  Fuel
exhaustion after target, all bailed out.
29353 (466th BG, 786th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3839
29354 (459th BG) lost Feb 14, 1944.  MACR 2447
29356 (465th BG) lost May 30, 1944.  MACR 5438
29359 (458th BG, 755th BS, "Tailwind") lost Aug 5, 1944.  MACR 8675
29360 (465th BG) lost Sep 10, 1944.  MACR 8374
29361 (464th BG) ditched in Adriatic Jun 2, 1944 after attack on marshaling yards
at Cluj, Rumania.  MACR 6320.  4 KIA.
29362 (461st BG, 764th BS, "Lucky Seven") crashed Jul 22, 1944.  MACR 6853
29363 (467th BG, 789th BS) lost Aug 5, 1944.  MACR 7377.  Aircraft
hit by flak leaving the target at Brunswick.  Crew bailed out
near Minden.  7 crew members may have been murdered by civilians,
3 made POW.
29365 (466th BG, 787th BS) lost Apr 8, 1944.  MACR 3840
29367 (461st BG, 765th BS, "Lady Bird") damaged in ground explosion at Torretto, Italy May 8, 1944.
29368 (467th BG, 789th BS) lost Jul 11, 1944.  MACR 6931
29369 crashed near Tarskavaig on island of Skye Jul 23, 1945 while flying from RAF Valley
to Meeks Field, Iceland.  All 13 onboard killed.
29371 (466th BG, 786th BS) shot down by AAA near Britagny Jun 25, 1944.  MACR 6723
29373 (467th BG) lost Aug 6, 1944.  MACR 7378
29374 (466th BG, 785th BS) lost Aug 9, 1944.  MACR 7380
29376 (450th BG, 722nd BS) crashed after crew bailed out at Pierrefeu du Var in southern France Apr 29, 1944
on mission to Toulon.  12 crew bailed out and became POW.  MACR 4837
29377 (465th BG, 783rd BS) crashed Hauland, Stams, Austria Aug 3, 1944.  MACR 7532.
29378 ("Homeward Bound" lost Dec 24, 1944.   
29379 (464th BG) lost Jun 6, 1944.  MACR 6098.
29380 to RFC at Altus, OK Sep 28, 1945
29381 (460th BG) lost Feb 19, 1944.  MACR 2822
29382 (464th BG, *Lucky Lady*) shot down by AAA and fighters May 25, 1944 on mission to
Givors, France.  Crew of 9 KIA, pilot died Aug 25, 1944 in German
hospital.  MACR 5055.  There is a memorial put at the crash site by the city of 
St. Raphael, but the serial number on the memorial is 41-29582, which is wrong.
29387 (466th BG, 785th BS) lost Aug 8, 1944.  MACR 7381
29388 to RFC at Altus, OK Aug 9, 1945
29391 (466th BG, 787th BS) lost Jun 13, 1944.  MACR 4824
29393 "Shoo Shoo Baby’. After minor battle damage during combat, the nose of Shoo Shoo Baby was modified to resemble a “D” model. 
Transferred to the 467th Bombardment Group and became the second assembly aircraft of the Group as 41-29393WW 
named ‘Pete The Pom Inspector 2nd’. 
29394 (464th BG, *Big Ed*) crash landed on Corsica May 25, 1944.
29396 crashed on takeoff at Dakar Mar 25, 1944.  4 crew killed.
29397 to RFC at Altus, OK Sep 14, 1945.
29398 (464th BG, "The Black Fox") lost over Austria Jul 16, 1944.  MACR 6903.
Fighter attack produced hits in #3 engine and bomb bay. All bailed
out except one.
29399 (466th BG, 784th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4448
29401 (376th BG) lost Feb 7, 1945, Austria.  MACR 12143
29402 (466th BG, 786th BS, "The Mad Monk") hit trees while taking
off from Attlebridge (date unknown) and crashlanded at Swanton
Morley.  Condemned for salvage.
29406 (465th BG) lost Sep 12, 1944.  MACR 8443
29407 (455th BG) lost Apr 2, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 3464
29410 (464th BG, "Pappy's Puss/Pappy's Pride") lost in mission to Ploesti Jun 6, 1944.  MACR 5455
29411 (704th BS, 446th BG) crashed on landing at RAF
Woodvale Oct 25, 1944, 5 injured, 7 killed.
29412 (464th BG, 778th BS, *Strictly From Hunger*) lost May 25, 1944 
to flak and fighter attack.  Pilot killed, crew bailed
out.  3 POW, rest MIA.  Plane crashed in Croix de Gardes, Cannes.  MACR 5415
29414 (465th BG) lost Dec 18, 1944, Germany.  MACR 10637
29415 (465th BG) lost Jul 16, 1944.  MACR 7196
29416 (466th BG, 786th BS) lost Mar 22, 1944.  MACR 3491
29418 (44th BG, 68th BS) crashed Apr 21, 1944, Taverham Mill 
Lake near Norwich, UK.
29421 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost Aug 6, 1944.  MACR 7374
29422 (466 BG) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany.  MACR 3841
29423 (466th BG, 787th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3797
29424 (465th BG) lost Aug 24, 1944, Czechoslovakia.  MACR 8085
29427 (392 BG, 577 BS) exploded in midair Apr 29, 1944
over Wendling, UK.
29428 (449th BG, 719th BS, "Patches") lost Jul 14, 1944, Budapest, Hungary.  MACR 6823
29431 (44th BG, 506th BS, *Shoo Shoo Baby*) damaged by flak and interned at Dubendorf, Switzerland Mar 18, 1944.  
MACR 3405
29433 (392 BG, 576 BS) crash-landed May 29, 1944
at Sporle, near Little Fransham, UK.
29434 (466th BG, 786th BS) lost Mar 22, 1944.  MACR 3492
29435 (376th BG) lost Apr 23, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 4353
29436 (4545h BG) MIA May 7, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 4663
29438 (459th BG, 756th BS, "Fearless Fosdick") lost Jul 2, 1944 over Hungary.  MACR 6331
29439 (466th BG, 787th BS, "Gallopin' Ghost") crashed Sept 24, 1944.
29441 (464th BG, "Southern Comfort") lost over Austria Oct 17, 1944.  MACR 9209.
Crashed at Ebergassing, Austria.  One survivor, captured by AAA crew.
29444 (464th BG) lost May 27, 1944.  MACR 6124
29449 (466th BG, 786th BS) lost Aug 15, 1944, Holland.  MACR 8429
29450 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost May 29, 1944.  MACR 5225
29451 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost May 9, 1944.  MACR 4933  
29453 (*Big Fat Mama*) involved in midair collision with 42-52454 May 2, 1944 on raid to Parma, Italy.
Recovered to Corsica.  Crashed on the runway at Panatella AB Feb 2, 1945.
29456 (93rd BG) lost Feb 26, 1945.  MACR 12793
29458 (464th BG, "Shoo Shoo Baby", "Black Y") crashed on passenger flight
2 miles from base Jan 1, 1945.
29460 (449th BG) lost Aug 26, 1944.  MACR 8334
29461 (486th BG, 835th BS, *Monty*) left undercarriage leg failed on landing,
aircraft DBR.  Date and location unknown.
29464 (491st BG, 853rd BS) lost Nov 26, 1944.  MACR 10763.
Was "The Un-Limited") when with the 34th BG.
29465 (448th BG, 713rd BS) lost Aug 5, 1944.  MACR 8669
29466 (466th BG, 785th BS) crashed into Zuider Zee Mar 23, 1944.  MACR 3456.  
Fuselage parts recovered 1981; Boswiede/Geithoorn
29467 (44th BG, 67th BS) shot down by AAA Apr 27, 1944 on raid on Moyenneville, France.  Only
two crew members got out.  MACR 4257
29468 (487th BG, 838th BS) lost May 11, 1944.  MACR 4750.
29470 (492nd BG, 856th BS) shot down by AAA Jun 23, 1944, Brussels, Belgium.  MACR 6242.  All KIA.
29471 (44th BG, 68th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4472
29473 (493rd BG, 861st BS) lost Aug 18, 1944, France.  MACR 8413
29474 (392nd BG, 579th BS) MIA May 19, 1944.  MACR 4936
29476 (392 BG, 576 BS, *Gashouse Gus*) crash-landed Mar 24, 1945 in Belgium during Wesel
supply drop mission.  Salvaged Apr 1, 1945.
29479 (448th BG, 715th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4488
29482 (487th BG, 839th BS) cut in half at end of runway at
Lavenham when struck by landing 42-52745 May 30, 1944.
Crew OK.
29485 (392 BG, 578 BS) in midair collision with
389th BG plane over Dereham, Norfolk, UK.
29486 (406th BS, "Old 486") salvaged after crash landing at Cheddington on return from 
mission Dec 30/31, 1944.
29489 after combat career ended became formation assembly ship "The Striped Ape"
of 448th BG, replacing 42-63981 Feb 1945.  Lead Assembly Ship for the 448th Bombardment Group, 
712th Bombardment Squadron based at RAF Seething.  Nick-named ‘Striped Ape II’.
29490 ("Gemini")
29491 (485th BG) lost over Austria Jun 26, 1944.  MACR 6822
29495 (485th BG) lost Jun 23, 1944.  MACR 12527
29496 (44th BG, 506th BS) lost Jun 27, 1944.  MACR 6744
29497 (485th BG) crashed near Velden, south of Landshut Jun 9, 1944.  MACR 5643
29500 (34th BG, "Ramblin' Reck").  Later assigned to 445th BG, 702nd BS from Dec 29, 1944 to
Feb 26 1945.  Crashed in Belgium after crew bailed out.
29505 (392 BG, 577 BS) crashed Apr 27, 1944.  
29508 (460th BG) lost over Austria Jun 16, 1944.  MACR 6095
29509 (392nd BG, 578th BS) crashed Apr 27, 1944 at Westgate-on-Sea, UK.  MACR 5215
29512 (449th BG) lost May 5, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 4667
29513 (484th BG) shot down by AAA and crashed in Sankt Margarethen
im Burgenland, Austria May 10, 1944.   MACR 4711.  8 KIA 2 POW.
29515 (489th BG, 847th BS) lost Oct 7, 1944.  MACR 9752
29517 (461st BG, 766th BS, "Pisces") transferred to 484th BG, condemned Jun 19, 1945.
29519 (461st BG, 767th BS) salvaged Jun 9, 1945.
29518 (34th BG, "Picadilly Lucy")
29519 (461st BG, 767th BS) salvaged Jun 9, 1945
29522 (34th BG, 'Dynamite 'n Dodo') crashed into trees when landing on return from operation on night
of Dec 11/12, 1944.
29523 (448th BG, 713rd BS) lost Apr 29, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4489
29527 named "Foxy Phoebe" in 837th BS, 487th BG
29529 (461st BG, 765th BS) lost over Austria Jul 25, 1944.  MACR 9844
29530 (451st BG) lost Jun 23, 1944.  MACR 10720
29531 (484th BG) lost May 10, 1944, Austria.  MACR 4746
29533 (489th BG, 846th BS) lost Jul 7, 1944.  MACR 7549
29541 (451st BG) lost Jul 28, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 7036
29542 (445th BG, 702nd BS) lost Sep 27, 1944, Kassel, Germany.  MACR 9750
Was "Rough House Kate" when with 34th BG
29543 (446th BG) crashed in England Apr 27, 1944 while returning from mission to Blainville 
Apr 27, 1944.  8 of 10 aboard killed.
29544 (44th BG, 68th BS) lost Jul 11, 1944.  MACR 8250
29546 collided with 42-94868 over Tibenham/Tivetshall, England May 29, 1944.
29548 (493rd BG "The Flying Devil")
29549 (93rd BG) forced landing in Belgium after raid on Clasthal-Zellerfeld munitions
factory Oct 7, 1944.  I have an MACR (number 10611) which has this one as being lost
Dec 16, 1944 with the 456th BG, 745th BS.
29552 (392 BG, 579 BS) crashed on takeoff May 11, 1944.
29554 (44th BG, 67th BS) lost Mar 27, 1944.  MACR 3588.
29555 (34th BG, "Powerful Katrinka")
29556 (376 BG, 515 BS) shot down by flak near Ploesti Apr 24, 1944.  MACR 4208
29557 (34th BG, 7th BS, "Shadrach") lost Apg 5, 1944.  MACR 7697
29559 (34th BG "Belchin' Bessie")
29560 (392nd BG, 579th BS) crash or force landed in Belgium Jan 1, 1945. Salvaged Mar 16, 1945.
Was "Rat Poison" when with 34th BG
29561 (34th BG "Mizry Merchant")
29562 (34th BG "Tommy Thumper")
29563 (376th BG, 514th BS, "Constant Menace")
29564 (486th BG, "Queenie")
29565 (448th BG, 715th BS) lost Apr 19, 1944, France.  MACR 4303
29566 (34th BG "War Eagle")
29567 (458th BG, "My Bunnie"), "Bambi" with 34th BG
29568 transferred to RAF.  RAF serial not known, if any.
29569 (34th BG "Cock of the Sky")
29570 (455th BG) lost over Austria Jun 26, 1944 during raid on oil refineries of
Moosbierbaum, Austria.  MACR 6401
29571 (453rd BG, 735th BS) lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany.  MACR 3928
29572 (18th BS, 34th BG, *Glamour Girl*) shot down at nightfall returning from mission
over France Jun 7, 1944 and went down near Nedging, Suffolk, UK.  3 killed,
7 parachuted to safety.  MACR 6725
29573 (460th BG) lost Jul 26, 1944, Austria.  MACR 7338
29574 (345th BS, 98th BG, "Queen of Hearts") lost Oct 16, 1944 near Foggia, Italy .
29576 (459th BG) lost May 18, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 5048
29578 (459th BG) lost Jun 16, 1944.  MACR 6128
29579 (445th BG, 703rd BS) lost Sep 27, 1944, Germany.  MACR 9387
29580 crashed Aug 22, 1944 after being hit by AAA.  Deemed unfit for combat and salvaged.
29581 (454th BG) lost Aug 24, 1944, Austria.  MACR 7992
29582 (450th BG) lost Apr 29, 1944 in Mediterranean off Toulon. MACR 4614
29586 (93rd BG, 328th BS, *The US Express*) caught fire at Hardwick, Norfolk, UK
after landing from ission to Cologne Oct 15, 1944.  Airframe destroyed.
29588 (451st BG, 725th BS) lost Aug 20, 1944 over Hungary on Szolnok mission.  MACR 7694
29590 (449th BG, *Peepy*) lost Oct 13, 1944 when hit by AAA over Vienna and crew bailed out over
the Adriatic. 3 were lost at sea, 8 rescued.  MACR 13505. The MACR and MACR index show
41-28590, but this was a typo in the delayed report.
29592 (454th BG) lost May 7, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 4624
29595 (453rd BG, 733rd BS) fuel transfer pumps froze up during Jan 21, 1945
mission to Heilbronn marshaling yards.  Crew bailed out and plane
crashed at Charleville, 6 mi N of Sexanne, France.  Salvaged Jan 28, 1945.
29596 (458th BG) collided with 42-50449 during assembly Mar 23, 1945.
Aircraft crashed at Lodge Farm, Felmingham, Norfolk, UK.  5 killed,
5 survived.
29598 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
29599 (34th BG "Boots")
29602 (34th BG "The Loretta Ann")
29604 (445th BG, 702nd BS) damaged landing gear in crash landing Aug 1, 1944 at Westley
Waterless, near New Market and salvaged the next day.
29605 (486th BG, "Leo")
29606 (376th BG) lost Dec 18, 1944, Germany.  MACR 10920

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