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Serial Number Criteria: 42-72899
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-72865 ... 42-72914 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24D-165-CO Liberator
MSN 2435/2484
72865 (44th BG, 67th BS) lost Feb 22, 1944, Holland.  MACR 2420
72866 (389th BG, 565th BS) lost Apr 1, 1944, France.  MACR 3597
72867 w/o Nov 14, 1943 in crash 10 mi N of Alamagordo, New Mexico
72868 (389th BG, 565th BS, "Tinker Toy") hit by the crashing 42-72875 and crashed in
Germany Nov 13, 1943.  MACR 2501.  7 KIA, 2 POW, 1 evaded.
72869 after combat career ended, became formation assembly ship for 93rd BG
after 41-23667 was condemned.
72870 (801st BG, 406th BS) lost Apr 5, 1944.  MACR 3568
72873 (801st BG, 36th BS) lost Jul 4, 1944.  MACR 6990
72874 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
72875 (389th BG, 564th BS, "Liberty Lady") shotdown by Hptm Rolf
Hermichen in Fw 190A-6 of JG 11/I Stab, then collided
with 42-72868 and crashed at Janneby, Germany Nov 13, 1943.  MACR 2502.  10 KIA
72876 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down by Hptm Rolf Hermichen in Fw 190A-6 of JG 11/1 Stab
and crashed at Hottorf, Germany Dec 1, 1943.  MACR 2500.
5 KIA, 5 POW
72877 (44th BG, 66th BS) shot down by Bf 109G-6 of JG 27/I S of
Wiener Neustadt, Austria Oct 1, 1943.  MACR 9022.  4 KIA, 6 POW.
72878 (44th BG, 67th BS, "Miss Emmy Lou II") all engines quit during
landing, crashlanded, broke up and burned at West Bradenham, UK
Dec 21, 1943.  4 injured.
72880 w/o Oct 11, 1943 in takeoff accident at Peterson AAF, Colorado Springs, Colorado
72882 w/o Sep 17,1 943, Topeka AAB, Kansas
72883 to USN as PB4Y-1 32161.
72886 w/o Mar 31, 1944 in landing accident at Nashville MAP, Tennessee
72887 w/o Jan 12, 1944 in crash 30 mi N of Biggs Field, Texas
72888/72889 to USN as PB4Y-1 32162/32163.
72891 (98th BG, 344th BS) shot down by 105mm flak at Pottsching, Austria Oct 2, 1943.  MACR 1143.
6 KIA, 4 POW.
72892 (376th BG) lost over Austria May 30, 1944.  MACR 5456
72893 to USN as PB4Y-1 32164.
72894 w/o Apr 7, 1944 Tonopah AAF, Nevada
72895 to USN as PB4Y-1 63948
72896 (376th BG) lost Feb 12, 1944.  MACR 2388
72897 to USN as PB4Y-1 63945
72898 w/o May 24, 1944, Tonopah AAF, Nevada
72899 (90th BG, 321st BS) crashed Feb 29, 1944.  MACR 6304
72902 (376th BG, 513rd BS) shot down by Uffz Rudolf Moycis in Bf 109G-6 of JG27/7 1 km E of
Poendeoria, Greece Oct 5, 1943.  MACR 930.  2 KIA, 2 POW, 6 evaded, 1 ?.
72903 to USN as PB4Y-1 63946
72905 to USN as PB4Y-1 63942
72906 to USN as PB4Y-1 63947
72909 to USN as PB4Y-1 63943
72910 to USN as PB4Y-1 63950
72913 to USN as PB4Y-1 63949
72914 to USN as PB4Y-1 63957

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