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Serial Number Criteria: 42-73042
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-73015 ... 42-73064 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24J-5-CO Liberator
MSN 2585/2634
73015 (11th BG, 26th BS) lost Jan 29, 1944.  MACR 2605
73018 (11th BG) lost Jul 28, 1944, Central Pacific.  MACR 7132
73020 converted to F-7A.  Was "Over Exposed" with 311th PRG, 2nd PRS at Palawan, Philippine iSlands Jul 29, 1945.
73024 (30th BG, 392nd BG) blew up on takeoff in Marianas.  Date ?
73026 (11th BG, 431st BS) shot down by Japanese fighter and crashed into Pacific 64 km N
of Majuro Island, Marshalls Jan 2, 1944.  MACR 1785.  10 KIA
73028 converted to F-7A.  SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
73031 converted to F-7A
73032 converted to F-7A, later converted to CB-24
73033/73035 converted to F-7A
73033 w/o Aug 19, 1944, Alaska
73036 to USN as PB4Y-1 32169.
73038/73045 converted to F-7A
73040 SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
73042 (20th PRS, 6th PRG) crashed during landing at Saidor Apr 16, 1944
during infamous Black Sunday mission to Hollanida
73044 (20th PRS) destroyed on landing at Saidor, New Guinea Jun 9, 1944 when
blew tire, skid into embankment, and burned.  8 killed, 2 survived.
73046 w/o Oct 22, 1943 in takeoff accident St. Magwan, UK.
73047/73050 converted to F-7A
73048 (20th Combat Mapping Squadron, 6th Photo Group) "Bourbon Boxcar")
73052 converted to F-7A.  Crashed near peak of Mt Wilhelm on way to mission May 22, 1944.
11 onboard killed.
73053 converted to F-7A.  Destroyed at Nandi, Fiji enroute to Nadzab,
New Guinea Mar 7, 1944.
73054 w/o Apr 9, 1945, Ondal, India
73055 (7th BG, 9th BS) shot down by fighters 30 km W of Ma-ubin,
Burma Dec 1, 1943.  MACR 1227.  5 KIA, 5 returned
73059 (7th BG, 493rd BS) shot down and crashlanded near
Rangoon, Burma Nov 14, 1943.  MACR 1108.  3 KIA, 7 POW but
5 of them died in prison camp.
73060 (7th BG, 436th BS, "Boogie Woogie Bomb Buggy") lost over Burma Oct 26, 1943.  MACR 986
73063 (7th BG, 493rd BS, "H2O Eleanor") ditched off India Nov 27, 1943.  MACR 1232.
1 KIA, 9 rescued.
73064 (7th BG, 9th BS) crashed on takeoff at Pandaveswar, India
Nov 25, 1943.

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