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Serial Number Criteria: 42-78106
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-78075 ... 42-78154 (EXACT MATCH)
North American B-24G-5-NT Liberator
MSN 21/110, MSN 15161/15240
78075 (376th BG) MIA Jun 6, 1944.  MACR 5829
78076 salvaged Apr 28, 1945
78077 (461st BG, 764th BS, "El Pagliaccio") in crash landing Apr 25, 1944
78079 salvaged May 19, 1944
78080 to RFC at Altus Sep 24, 1945
78081 (455th BG) lost May 18, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4842
78082 MIA Jun 14, 1944
78083 (450th BG) MIA Mar 24, 1944.  MACR 3710
78084 destroyed Apr 2, 1944
78085 (376th BG) lost Apr 2, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 4204
78086 salvaged Aug 16, 1945
78087 salvaged Mar 22, 1944
78088 (464th BG, *Repulsive Raider I*) crashed in friendly territory Jun 6, 1944 after
mission to Ploesti, Rumania.  Crew OK.
78089 salvaged May 19, 1945
78090 crashed Jul 24, 1944
78091 salvaged Mar 16, 1945
78092 (464th BG, 777th BS, 'Old Gran-Dad's Dream') lost May 27, 1944 on bombing mission,
Nimes, France.  10 killed.  MACR 5417.  Plane exploded after direct
hit by 88 mm flak over village of Courthezon, N of Avignon.
78093 salvaged Mar 13, 1945
78094 (464th BG, 776th BS, *Wise Wabbit*) crashed Apr 12, 1944 on training mission off coast of
Africa, near Oudna.  Spun into water, all killed.  Condemned Apr 13, 1944
78095 to CL-26 in USA Jun 15, 1944.  To reclamation at Wright Field Feb 13, 1946.
78096 (464th BG, 778th BS, "The Skirt Patrol") to RFC at Altus Oc 2, 1945
78097 condemned May 24, 1944
78098 in taxi accident Apr 3, 1945.
78099 (455th BG) lost Jun 16, 1944, Austria.  MACR 5815.
78100 salvaged Jun 14, 1944
78101 MIA Apr 29, 1944
78102 crashed Aug 15,1944
78103 (461st BG, 764th BS) shot down by AAA May 31, 1944.  MACR 5841
78104 (450th BG) shot down by fighters Jun 16, 1945.  MACR 5773
78105 salvaged Jul 17, 1944
78106 (459th BG, 758th BS) captured by Luftwaffe Jun 9, 1944 Rinnsal AF, 
Vorarlberg, Germany and flown as NF+LF.  MACR 5783.  Was probably
a replacement aircraft from the 460th BG and did not have the checkerboard
tail of the 459th BG when captured.
78107 salvaged Jul 24, 1944
78108 salvaged Jul 18, 1944
78109 salvaged Mar 26, 1945
78110 diverted to British ADO Dec 5, 1946
78111 shot down by fighters Jul 24, 1944
78112 salvaged Mar 7, 1945
78113 salvaged Aug 9, 1945
78114 crashed Sep 10, 1944
78115 (464th BG, *Off Limits*) crashed on takeoff May 22, 1944.  Salvaged May 24, 1944
78116 salvaged Aug 3, 1945
78117 (464th BG) destroyed in gasoline fire and explosion on ramp
Aug 21, 1944.  Condemned Aug 22, 1944
78118 MIA Jun 14, 1944
78119 to RFC at Albuquerque Jn 1, 1945
78120 salvaged Mar 26, 1945
78121 salvaged Aug 13, 1945
78122 MIA Jun 28, 1944
78123 (461st BG, 764th BS, "Fertile Myrtle") transferred to 485th BG.  Salvaged May 30, 1945
78124 salvaged Oct 7, 1944
78125 salvaged Apr 30, 1945
78126 (464th BG, 778th BS) crashed 22 mi S of Georgetown,
British Guiana Feb 29, 1944 due to fuel exhaustion.
5 killed, 5 injured.
78127 crashed Jul 6, 1944
78128 (464th BG, *Rat Race*) lost control in clouds and
crashed 25 mi E of Gioia del Colle May 7, 1944.
All crew killed.  Salvaged May 8, 1944
78129 to RFC at Altus Oct 2, 1945
78130 to RFC at Altus Oct 16, 1945. I have a report that the
plane was bellylanded 30 mi SW of Belem, Brazil due to
fuel exhaustion Mar 4, 1944 with 464th BG
78131 salvaged Mar 7, 1945
78132 crashed Oct 14, 1944.
78133 (464th BS, 776th BS, "Little Gizmo") shot down by flak over 
Italy Jun 5, 1944 during raid on Turin Central marshaling yards.  MACR 5845
78134 salvaged Mar 15, 1945
78135 salvaged May 30, 1965
78136 to RFC at Altus Oct 17, 1945
78137 salvaged Aug 28, 1944
78138 salvaged Aug 3, 1945.
78139 salvaged Aug 3, 1945
78140 (485th BG, 829th BS) lost on change-of-station flight fro
Marrakech, French Morocco to Oudna, Tunisia Mar 24, 1944.
All aboard killed.
78141 (485th BG, 829th BS) shot down near Siegenberg, Germany
Jun 9, 1944. MACR 6065.  1 KIA 9 POW.
78142 crashed Jul 17, 1944
78143 wrecked when struck embankment at end of runway Reading AAF, PA Jul 20, 1945.
Scrapped by RFC at Reading.
78144 damaged beyond reapir and salvaged Aug 3, 1945
78145 (451st BG) lost Aug 22, 1944, Hungary
78146 crash landed Aug 22, 1944
78147 (485 BG, 829 BS) crashed Jun 28, 1944.  7 KIA, 3 POW.
78148 destroyed May 12, 1944
78149 salvaged May 30, 1945
78150 salvaged Mar 26, 1945
78151 salvaged Mar 13, 1945
78152 salvaged Aug 5, 1944
78153 to RFC at Altus Aug 30, 1945
78154 (450th BG) MIA Jul 3, 1944.  MACR 6758

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