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Serial Number Criteria: 42-40646
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-40613 ... 42-40652 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-80-CO Liberator
MSN 1690/1729
40613 (93rd BG, 330th BS, "Pudgy") lost in Ploesti Raid Aug 1, 1943.
6 KIA, 5 POW.  MACR 333
40614 condemned Apr 26, 1944.  Also listed as being lost without trace Jul 19, 1944 enroute
Port Moresby-Brisbane (this may be 42-40814). 
40615 (93rd BG, 328th BS) forcelanded due engine failure at Meeks Field, Iceland Jun 7, 1943.  Condemned Jun 12, 1943
40616 condemned Aug 31, 1945.
40617 (93rd BG, 409th BS, "Jose Carioca") shot down by AAA in Ploesti raid 
Aug 1, 1943.  MACR 6464. 10 KIA.
40618 to RFC at Altus Sep 28, 1945.
40619 (389th BG) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany.  MACR 2938
40620 condemned Feb 4, 1944
40621 to reclamation at Smyrna Aug 30, 1945
40622 (308th BG, 373rd BS) downed on mission near Hong Kong Apr 18, 1944.
MACR 9126.  8 KIA, 2 POW.
40623 condemned Jan 31, 1944.
40624 condemned Jan 7, 1945
40625 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ771.  SOC Jul 23, 1946.
40626 condemned Dec 31, 1944
40627 (93rd BG, 330th BS, "Big Job") lost at night, ran out of fuel and abandoned 630 km SSW of Benghazi, 
Libya Jul 10, 1943.  Crew baled out safely, 5 missing in desert, 5 rescued 9 days later.  MACR 3371.
Plane condemned Jan 5, 1944
40628 to USN as PB4Y-1 63930
40629 MIA Oct 4,1943
40630 lost Feb 5, 1944, India.  MACR 2314
40631 surveyed at Gray Field, FT. Lewis, WA Jan 21, 1945.
40632 condemned Apr 8, 1944
40633 to RAF as Liberator GR.V. BZ772.  SOC Sep 5, 1945.
40634 to RFC at Ontario, CA Jun 2,1945
40635 lost Dec 5, 1943, SW Pacific
40636 (5th BG, 31st BS) hit by AAA and crashed into sea 12 km
E of Hutjena, Bougainville, New Guinea Dec 4, 1943.  MACR 1253
40637 lost Feb 5, 1944, Indo China
40638 (307th BG, 370th BS) ditched 5 km NE of Hog Harbor, Spiritu Santo, New Hebrides Aug 25, 1943.  MACR 492.
1 killed, 10 rescued
40639 condemned Feb 26, 1945
40640 salvaged Nov 27, 1944.
40641 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ770.  SOC Apr 11, 1946.
40642 to RFC at Smyrna Mar 10,1945
40643 to RAF as Liberator GR.V. BZ775.  Crashed on takeoff Beaulieu, England Aug 29, 1943
with No. 311 Sqdn.
40644 salvaged after accident Sep 28, 1943.
40645 (11th BG, 42nd BS, "Virginia Belle") lost Nov 13, 1943, Gilberts.  MACR 1073.
Crew killed.
40646 (5th BG, 72nd BS, "Alley Cat") crashed on Guadalcanal on mission to Kahili Jul 10, 1943. 11 KIA. 
Wreck found in 1996 on Guadalcanal.
40647 (5th BG, 31st BS) ran out of fuel and ditched 100 mi NW of Funafuti, Ellice Islands Jul 28, 1943.  MACR 397.
8 killed, 2 rescued.
40648 salvaged Oct 24, 1944.
40649 (376th BG, 514th BS) shot down by Fw. Uwe Krais in Bf 109G-6 of JG 3/10. 5 km E of Tricarico, Italy 
Jul 16, 1943. 1 KIA, 9 POW.  MACR 183.  
40650 salvaged Nov 7, 1944
40651 in accident Apr 10, 1944
40652 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ774.  Tire burst on takeoff, aircraft swung and 
undercarriage torn off, Wick, Scotland Aug 5, 1944.

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