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Serial Number Criteria: 42-40065
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-40058 ... 42-40137 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-30-CO Liberator
MSN 1135/1214
40058 to RFC at Albuquerque May 22, 1945
40059 to RFC at Altus Oct 16, 1945
40060 condemned accident non-combat Jul 14, 1943
40061 condemned Dec 3, 1943
40062 condemned Jul 4, 1943
40063 condemned salvage Sep 30, 1944
40064 to RFC Dec 13, 1945
40065 (MSN 1142, 90th BG, 321st BS, *Joltin' Janie*) crashed into
sea on takeoff Dec 9, 1943 
40066 condemned salvage Aug 15, 1944
40067 to RFC Walnut Ridge Dec 7, 1945.
40068 condemned Oct 31, 1944
40069 condemned Jun 30, 1943
40070 condemned Aug 7, 1943.
40071 condemned salvage Aug 11, 1945
40072 condemned Feb 23, 1944
40073 to RFC Albuquerque Jul 31, 1945
40074 to RFC Altus Oct 17, 1945
40075 condemned salvage Nov 12, 1945
40076 condemned salvage obsolete Nov 25, 1944.
40077 (90th BG/319th BS) shot down by fighters on bombing mission to Hollandia, Dutch New Guinea
Apr 12, 1944.  All crew killed.  Date of Mar 6, 1944 also quoted, MACR 4926
40078 ("Sexy Sue Mother of Ten") destroyed by Japanese bombing at
night at Funafuti Apr 21/22, 1943.  Condemned May 25, 1943
40079 to RFC Kingman Jan 21, 1946
40080 (28th Composite Group, 404th BS) ditched off Herbert Island,
Aleutians Jun 18, 1943.  1 missing, 1 died of injuries,
11 injured and rescued by PT boat.  Condemned Jul 19, 1943.
40081 (98th BG, 345th BS, *Cielito Lindo*).  Condemned Jun 20, 1944.
40083/40087 to USN as PB4Y-1 31979/31983.
40088 condemned salvage Oct 10, 1945
40089 "Flying 8 Ball, Jr" 307th BG, 371st BS destroyed by Japanese bombing at night af Funafuti
Apr 21/22, 1943.  Condemned May 24, 1943
40090 condemned obsolete Jan 7, 1946
40091 (44th Ferrying Group, ATC) crashed 3 mi W of Parnamirim Field,
Natal, Brazil Mar 3, 1943.  All 5 onboard killed.  Condemned Mar 17, 1943.
40092 to RFC Jul 10, 1945
40093 condemned May 31, 1943
40094 (44th BG, 68th BS, "Miss Virginia") damaged by AAA, run out of fuel and ditched into Mediterranean 
230 km N of Benghazi, Libya Jul 2, 1943. 5 KIA, 6 rescued.  MACR 21.
40095 to RAF as Liberator GR.V FL985.  SOC Jun 2, 1947.
40096 condemned salvage May 12, 1945
40097 condemned salvage Jan 14, 1945
40098 to RAF as Liberator GR.V FL981.  Crashed Tain, Scotland Dec 4, 1944 with No. 311 Sqdn
40099 to RAF as Liberator GR.V FL982.  SOC Jun 2, 1947.
40100 to RFC Altus Oct 1, 1945
40101 (333rd BG, 468th BS, "The Green Hornet") condemned salvage Dec 15, 1945
40102 (98th BG, 345th BS, "Old Baldy") shot down by AAA in Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943.  10 KIA.
MACR 223
40103 lost Dec 20, 1943.  MACR 1651
40104 (480th ASG, 1st ASS) badly damaged by return fire from Fw 200 and ditched near Finisterre,
Spain Aug 28, 1943.  MACR 509.  2 KIA, 8 rescued.
40105 (98th BG, 344th BS, *Yankee Doodle Dandy*) shot down by Uffz
Albert Ullrich in MC 205 of JG77/6 near Cuneo, Italy Nov 11, 1943.  MACR 1197.
4 KIA, 1 POW, 5 evaded
40110 (376th BG, 513th BS) presumed shot down by Fw. Anton Wöffen in Bf 109G-6 of JG 27/5. 10 km SW of Altamura, 
Italy Jul 16, 1943. 3 KIA, 6 POW.  MACR 185. 
40111 salvaged overseas Feb 1, 1945.
40115 (389th BG, 566th BS, "The Boomerang") hit by AAA and crash landed at Butoiu, 5 km
E of Ion Roata, Rumania in Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943.  11 POW.  MACR 159
40118/40122 to USN as PB4Y-1 31984/31988.
40124 to RAF as Liberator GR.V FL971.  MIA May 8, 1943.
40126 (44th BG, 67th BS) lost May 14, 1943, Germany.  MACR 2441
40127 afer use by 329th BS, 93rd BG as "Thar She Blows Again", became 458th BG and named "Bucket of Bolts"
later as assembly ship with 485th BG and named "First Sergeant".  Burned out in flare accident May 1944
and replaced by 41-28967.  During the loading of the aircraft’s Very signal pistol, the gun discharged 
and lit other stored flares, resulting in the aircraft burning to the ground.
40128 (93rd BG, 328th BS, "Ball of Fire III" then "War Baby") 
damaged and interned in Sweden Nov 18, 1943.  MACR 2187. 
Scrapped in Sweden in 1945.
40129 (28th BG, 21st BS) shot down by two Japanese fighters E of Paramushiru Straits,
Kuril Island, Japan Nov 8, 1943.  MACR 3748.  10 KIA
40130 interned in Spain
40133 (93rd BG, 328th BS) interned in Spain Dec 20, 1943.  MACR 2188.
40136 to RAF as Liberator GR.V FL979.  SOC Nov 11, 1947

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