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Serial Number Criteria: 42-40885
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-40868 ... 42-40917 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-110-CO Liberator
MSN 1945/1994
40868 to USN as PB4Y-1 32096.
40872 returned to USA Jun 14, 1944.
40876 to USN as PB4Y-1 63938
40879 (MSN 1956, 308th BG, 425th BS, *Belle Starr*) lost Hankow, China Aug 24, 1943.  MACR 553
40880/40881 to USN as PB4Y-1 32097/32098.
40882 to USN as PB4Y-1 32102.
40883/40884 to USN as PB4Y-1 32100/32101.
40885 lost over northern New Guinea afer raid on Rabaul Oct 18, 1943.
Crashlanded on Gona Beach, all crew survived (pacificwrecks)
40886 (43rd BG, 64th BS) crashed near Engati, New Guinea 
Nov 20, 1943.  MACR 1773.  11 KIA
40887 (453rd BG, 735th BS ?) damaged by AAA during raid on southwestern France 
Mar 27, 1944 and crashed in Basque country near Bilbao.  Air-Britain
chat site says that this plane was with 376th BG, 513rd BS and
landed in error at Seville, Spain Oct 9, 1943 and was interned.
40888 to USN as PB4Y-1 32103.
40889 to USN as PB4Y-1 32099.
40890 to USN as PB4Y-1 32104.
40892/40893 to USN as PB4Y-1 32105/32106.
40895 to USN as PB4Y-1 32107.
40897 to USN as PB4Y-1 63928
40898 to USN as PB4Y-1 32108.
40899 to USN as PB4Y-1 32110.
40901 to USN as PB4Y-1 63922
40902 to USN as PB4Y-1 32109.
40903 to USN as PB4Y-1 32111.
40906 to USN as PB4Y-1 32112.
40907 to USN as PB4Y-1 63925
40908/40909 to USN as PB4Y-1 32113/32114.
40910 crashed near Charly River, Alaska Dec 21, 1943, with crew of 5.  MACR 1505.  
When it crashed, the crew was conducting a test flight and propeller tests following some 
sort of maintenance work. They had a prop specialist on board from Wright Field in Dayton 
when it crashed.  An explosion took place and aircraft went into a spin and the pilot
gave the order to bail out.  Three crewman bailed out, but only one of them survived by 
walking out after spending 83 days in the woods.   The wreck is still there.
40914 (90th BG, 321st BS, "Golden Lady") salvaged Jul 11, 1944.
40917 (90th BG, 320th BS)

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