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Serial Number Criteria: 42-40500
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-40483 ... 42-40527 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-65-CO Liberator
MSN 1560/1604
40483 to US Navy as PB4Y-1 BuNo 63915.
40484 salvaged Oct 10, 1945.  
40485 (380th BG, 531st BS, "Fyrtle Myrtle") shot down by fighters near Poelauscope, Celebes Oct 26, 1943. 
5 KIA, 6 POW. MACR 1317.
40486 (380th BG, 528th BS, "Dis-Gusted") destoyed by enemy air raid Oct 27, 1943.
40487 surveyed Jun 27, 1943
40488 converted to F-7A-65.  To RFC at Walnut Ridge Oct 4, 1945.
Was in taxiing accident at Waller Field, British West
Indies Feb 18, 1945.
40489 served first with 380th BG, 528th BS.  To RAAF as A72-4.  
Damaged in hangar fire at Tocumwal Oct 2, 1944.  
Converted to components and SOC Jun 1950
40490 crashed Oct 19, 1944
40491 (380th BG, 528th BS, "Poochie") crashlanded and burnt out in grass fire Aug 4, 1943.
40492  (380th BG, 529th BS, "Miss Mary") shot down by enemy fighters Western New Guinea Jul 23, 1943. 
Wreck found May 1972.
40493 380th BG, 528th BS, "Little Eva") then to 90th BG, "Asterperiocus Special".  In accident Mar 29, 1944
40494 converted to F-7A-65.  Crashed near Elverson, PA while on night
cross-country training mission Dec 4, 1943.  10 killed, 
1 survived.  To CL-26 in USA Dec 6, 1943
40495 (380th BG, 530th BS, "Dauntless Dottie") salvaged Aug 1, 1945
40496 (380th BG, 530th BS, "Juarez Whistle") salvaged Sep 26, 1945
40497 (380th BG, 528th BS, "Ole 8 Ball/Homma Homma Kid") destroyed by air raid Jul 14, 1943.
40498 wrecked Jun 13, 1943, Langley Field, VA, nosewheel collapsed
on landing.  Repaired.  Condemned salvage for parts Feb 28, 1946
40499 redesignated C-87 Nov 9, 1943.  To RFC at Walnut Ridge Nov 21, 1945
40500 (380th BG, 531st BS, "Care Less") shot down by fighters near Koepang, Dutch Timor Jun 11, 1943. 11 KIA. 
MACR 4516.				
40501 MIA Jan 4, 1944
40502  (380th BG, 529th BS, "Peggy/Hell's Angel") damaged in takeoff crash May 27, 1943. 
Sent to Townsville, salvaged.
40503 (308th BG) missing in combat Nov 26, 1944.  MACR 10094 and 10059
40504 (380th BG, 530th BS, "Gus's Bus") crashlanded due mechanical failure on takeoff at Fenton, Australia 
Oct 20, 1943. Salvaged. SOC Dec 16, 1943.
40505 (360th BG, later 90th BG, then CRTC Nadzab) missing Oct 9, 1944.  MACR 10020.  Found Nov 2002.
40506 salvaged Jun 7, 1945.
40507 (380th BG, 529th BS, "Esmeralda II") shot down by fighters at Babo, New Guinea Guinea Jul 10, 1943. 
11 KIA. MACR 4424.
40508 (380th BG, 530th BS, "80 Days Later") to RAAF Apr 28, 1944.  What was its serial?
40509 (380th BG, 529th BS, "Nothing Sacred") damaged in mission and crashed on landing near Fenton, Australia 
Sep 21, 1943. 10 killed, an extra passanger, a photographer survived.
40510 salvaged Dec 18, 1944.
40511 salvaged Dec 13, 1944
40512 to RAAF as A72-5 Mar 3, 1944.  Scrapped Feb 1949.
40513 scrapped at Fenton mid-Sept 1943 after nosewheel accident. Condemned Oct 26, 1943
40514 to RAAF as A72-11 Nov 14, 1944 - damaged in emergency landing 4-45, converted to
components.
40515 (43rd BG) scrapped Nov 7, 1944.
40516 scrapped Oct 31, 1944.
40517 (380th BG, 531st BS, "Kathy") crashed in midair collision May 17, 1943.
40518  (380th BG, 529th BS, "Pug/Golden Gator") hit by fighters and crashed into sea 145 km WNW of Darwin, 
Australia Oct 26, 1943. 7 KIA, 4 rescued.  MACR 1249.
40519 ((380th BG, 530th BS) lost between Hickam Field, HI and Canton Island May 26, 1943. 10 killed. MACR 4945.
40520 (98th BG, 415th BS, "Yen Tu") shot down by AAA on Ploesti raid 
Aug 1, 1943.  7 KIA, 3 POW.  MACR 176
40521 salvaged Sep 21, 1944.
40522 Flew 33 missions with 380th BG, 531st BS as "Deliverer".
To RAAF as A72-6 Mar 3, 1944.  Used as instuctional airframe.  
Scrapped Aug 18, 1945.
40523 (11th FRG) lost between Hamilton Field, CA and Hickam Field, HI Apr 29, 1943. 10 killed. MACR 15728.
40524 (380th BG, 530th BS, "The Red Ass") hit by own bomb explosion or shot down by AAA at Makassar, Celebes 
Sep 11, 1943. 11 KIA. MACR 673.
40525 (43rd BG) lost May 7, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 5664.  Failed to join formation
after takeoff from Madzab for raid on Sarmi.  Crew had mechanical trouble on
the first aircraft and took off 20 min late to join formation.  Wreck discovered
in 1974 north of Kaiapit.  Many of the crew's ramains were found still at their
positions.
40526 to RAF as BZ732 and then to RCAF as 586.  Sunk 2 U-boats in the Atlantic.  Forced down by bad weather in the woods 13 
mi from Goose Bay, Labrador Feb 1944.  5 survived, one killed.  Some of the wreckage has been recovered.
40527 (380th BG, 531st BS, *The Leila Belle*) shot down off coast of New Britain 
Jun 11/12, 1943.  11 crew lost.  MACR 15884

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