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Serial Number Criteria: 42-73469
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-73465 ... 42-73514 (EXACT MATCH)
Consolidated B-24J-50-CO Liberator
MSN 3035/3084
73465 (868th BS, independent squadron attached to 13th AAF Bomber Command) lost Mar 20, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 11650
73466 lost Mar 29, 1944, Etean Island, South Pacific.  MACR 3738
73468 (868th BS, independent squadron attached to 13th AAF Bomber Command) lost May 5, 1944, South Pacific.  MACR 12773
73473 (30th BG) lost Oct 1, 1944, Central Pacific.  MACR 9143
73474 (380th BG 'Patches') MIA Apr 20, 1945 after aborting during mission to Saigon. MACR 14303
73479 crashed on takeoff at Nandi, Fiji Dec 4, 1943.
73483 ("Picked Peach") w/o Mar 28, 1944 in crash 23 mi NW of Townsville, Australia.  7 killed.
73486 w/o Nov 25, 1943 in taxi accident at Fairfield-Suisun AAF, California 
73491 w/o Dec 27, 1943, Bellows Field, Hawaii
73492 (30th BG) lost Apr 10, 1944, Central Pacific.  MACR 4336
73495 (93rd BG, 329th BS) lost Apr 8, 1944, Holland.  MACR 3764
73496 (11th BG) lost May 4, 1944, Central Pacific.  MACR 4622
73498 (389th BG, 566th BS) shot down on mission to Oschersleben Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3779.
73499 (11th BG) lost May 29, 1944.  MACR 5447
73500 (44th BG, 68th BS) interned in Sweden May 29, 1944.  MACR 5218
73502 (308th BG 52nd BS) crashed on takeoff Jul 8, 1944 from Kunming.  7 killed, one survived. 
73503 (93rd BG, 409th BS) lost May 12, 1944, Germany.  MACR 4828
73504 (389th BG, 567th BS) lost Feb 24, 1944, Germany.  MACR 2941
73505 w/o Apr 8, 1944 Badwell Farm, UK
73506 (44th BG, 506th BS, 'Black Jack') lost Apr 8, 1944, Germany.  MACR 3852
73507 (93rd BG, 328th BS) lost IJsselmeer, Netherlands Jan 30, 1944.  Force landed 25 mi N of
Amsterdam.  MACR 2341.  4 POW, 6 evaded.  I have a reference saying that this aircraft 
fell into Luftwaffe hands.  
73512 to 448th BG, 715th BS, declared war weary and assigned to 467th BG, 791st BS for use
as monitor and assembly ship.  Returned to USA Oct 26, 1945 and to RFC at Altus, OK.
73513 w/o Jun 6, 1944 in landing accident at Fort Dix, New Jersey.  SOC at Searcy Field, Stillwater, OK.  
Sold by War Assets Corp to Paul Mantz Feb 19, 1946
73514 w/o Nov 16, 1944 in crash 15 mi NE of Peterson Field, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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