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Serial Number Criteria: 42-40709
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42-40698 ... 42-40742 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-90-CO Liberator
MSN 1775/1819
40698 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ778.  Missiong on patrol in western English
Channel Jun 7, 1944.
40699 to RFC at Altus Oct 17, 1945
40700 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ782.  SOC Jun 3, 1947.
40701 (389th BG, 564th BS, "Liberty Belle") for unknown reasons 2 crew baled out over Sicily Jul 14, 1943. 
Both KIA, plane landed safely. MACR 16453.  Crashlanded at Sidi Ahmed AB, Tunisia Sep 21,
1943. Abandoned there.  Condemned Oct 4, 1943
40702 to RFC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK Jul 24, 1945.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
40703 to RAF as Liberator GR.V BZ779.  Damaged by Ju 88s and crashlanded at St Eval, UK
Oct 7, 1943.
40704 to reclaimation at Brookley Field, AL Mar 13, 1946
40705 surveyed Sep 3, 1944
40706 (389th BG, 566th BS, "Tondelao") shot down by AAA and crashed
2 mi from Mettingen, W of Osnabruck, Germany Dec 22, 1943.  MACR 2047.
1 KIA, 9 POW.
40707 surveyed Feb 28, 1944
40708 surveyed Aug 26, 1944
40709 to USN as PB4Y-1 32069 Apr 29, 1943.
40710 to RFC at Ontario, CA Jun 1945
40711 to USN as PB4Y-1 32073 Apr 30, 1943.
40712 to USN as PB4Y-1 32071 Apr 29, 1943.
40713 to RFC at Albuquerque, NM in 1945
40714 to USN as PB4Y-1 32070 Apr 29, 1943.
40715 to USN as PB4Y-1 32074 Apr 30, 1943.
40716 (389th BG, 565th BS) crashed Sept 13, 1943, Hethel, England
40717 to USN as PB4Y-1 32075 Apr 30, 1943.
40718 to USN as PB4Y-1 32078 Apr 30, 1943.
40719 to reclamation at Patterson AAF Oct 26, 1944
40720 to USN as PB4Y-1 32068 Apr 29, 1943.
40721 to USN as PB4Y-1 32076 Apr 30, 1943.
40722 Declared war weary and became formation ship for 491st BG.  
Replacec by 44-40165.  Condemned May 31, 1945.
40723 to USN as PB4Y-1 32079 Apr 30, 1943.
40724 to USN as PB4Y-1 32077 Apr 30, 1943.
40725/40729 to USN as PB4Y-1 32080/32084 Apr 30, 1943.
40730 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by AAA near Messina, Sicily, Italy Jul 14, 1943. 6 KIA, 4 POW.  MACR 9
40731 to excess inventory list Nov 30, 1945
40732 to reclamation at Courtland AAF, AL Apr 17, 1945
40733 (389th BG, 564th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany.  MACR 2939
40734 surveyed at Ft Worth AAF, Tx Aug 6, 1945
40735 (389th BG, 566th BS, "Sand Witch") caught fire from blaze of explosions and crashed
at Campina, Rumania on Ploesti raid Aug 1, 1943.  9 KIA, 1 POW.  MACR 156
40736 surveyed Mar 31, 1945
40737 to RFC at Albuquerque, NM Aug 6, 1945
40738 (389 BG, 566 BS, "The Oklahoman") shot down by AAA at
Paimbouf, France Dec 5, 1943.  MACR 2351.  9 KIA, 1 POW.
40739 to RFC at Ontario, CA May 16, 1945
40740 to CL-26 at San Bernardino AAB, CA
40741 to RFC at Albuquerque, NM Aug 8, 1945
40742 (98th BG, 344th BS) shot down by Bf 109G-6 near Lettopanena, Italy Sep 3, 1943.  MACR 543.  1 KIA, 10 POW

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