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Serial Number Criteria: 42-41078
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-41048 ... 42-41092 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-130-CO Liberator
MSN 2125/2169
41048 to USN as PB4Y-1 32142.
41049 (43rd BG, 63rd BS) lost Dec 7, 1944, Philippines.  MACR 11700
41052 to USN as PB4Y-1 32144.
41055 to USN as PB4Y-1 32143.
41066 (403rd BS, 43rd BG) lost Oct 2, 1943, New Guinea.  MACR 798
41073 (90th BG, 40th BS and 319th BS)
41075 (43rd BG, 65th BS) lost near Salamaua, New Guinea Nov 22, 1943.  
MACR 1221.  10 KIA
41077 (90th BG, 400th BS, *Not In Stock*) salvaged in USA
41078 blew tire on takeoff but got airborne.  Bombs were salvoed and plane was abandoned by 
crew in Morobe area and subsequently shot down by P-38s over Morobe PNG May 16, 1944.
41081 (90th BG) crashed into mountain in New Guinea Mar 22, 1944 on ferrying
flight from Port Moresby to Jackson Aerodrome at Nadzab.  MACR 4090.  Crew
of 3 and 19 passengers killed.  Wreckage not found until April 1982.
41087 (90th BG, "The Milk Run") lost Apr 28, 1944, New Guinea. MACR 4339. Feb 28, 1944 also quoted (MACR 8450)  
41088 (43rd BG, 65th BS) crashlanded NW of Port Moresby, New Guinea Oct 19,
1943.  MACR 964.  All crew returned.  Wreck located in 2001 31 miles 
from Port Moresby, PNG.
41091 recovered from Papua New Guinea and used to restore RAAF A72-176 (44-41956)

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