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Serial Number Criteria: 42-78247
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-78155 ... 42-78314 (EXACT MATCH)
North American B-24G-10-NT Liberator
MSN 111/270, MSN 15241/15400
78155 to RFC at Altus Oct 20, 1945
78156 (450th BG, 720th BS) MIA Dec 29, 1944.   MACR 10935
78157 crashed and salvaged May 29, 1944
78158 salvaged Apr 17, 1945
78159 (450th BG) lost Aug 17, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 7629 and 7635.
78160 (459th BG, 758th BS, "Cherry") damaged by AA near Oswiecim (Aushwitz), Poland and
diverted to Hungary. Shot down over the frontline near Ozd,
Hungary Dec 18, 1944, Poland.  MACR 10699.  Crew bailed out, but
were caught in the crossfire of German and Soviet soldiers.
2 KIA, 6 POW, 2 returned.
78161 salvaged Jul 27, 1944
78162 salvaged Aug 20, 1944
78163 alvaged May 24, 1944
78164 (485th BG) lost Jul 30, 1944, Hungary.  MACR 7341
78165 salvaged May 24, 1944
78166 (455th BG) MIA Dec 21, 1944.  MACR 10714
78167 (455th BG) MIA over Austria Jun 26, 1944.  MACR 6433
78168 in crash landing Jul 25, 1944
78169 (454th BG) lost Apr 21, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 4651.
78170 (450th BG) lost Apr 24, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 4207.
78171 (451st BG) lost Aug 23, 1944, Austria.  MACR 7957
78172 (449th BG) crashed in Italy Aug 10, 1944.
78173 (449th BG, 719th BS) damaged in taxiing accident and progressively stripped
of useful parts.
78174 salvaged May 25, 1945
78175 (450th BG) lost Apr 5, 1944.  MACR 3951.  Also listed as going to RFC at Altus Nov 3, 1945
78176 to RFC at Altus Aug 20, 1945
78177 (459th BG, "Slightly Eager") MIA over Austria Jun 9, 1944.  MACR 5782
78178 (451st BG) MIA Jul 26, 1944.  MACR 7015
78179 (766th BS, 461st BG) crashed when right tire blew during takeoff Apr 24, 1944.  Class 26 damage
78180 (450th BG, 722nd BS, *Maiden USA*) shot down Apr 25, 1944 on raid to Varese, Italy.
MACR 4618.
78181 to RFC at Ontario Jun 13,1945
78182 (454th BG) lost Aug 17, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 7628 and 7632.
78183 (456th BG, 745th BS, 'Lucky 'Leven') salvaged Jun 12, 1944
78184 (450th BG, 720th BS *The Flying Sac/The Rowdy Dowdys*) interned in Switzerland Apr 25, 1944.
MACR 4717.  Returned Oct 11, 1945.
78185 (450th BG) lost Apr 5, 1944, Rumania.
78186 (460th BG) MIA Apr 15, 1944.  MACR 4384
78187 crashed May 27, 1944
78188 shot down by AA Aug 24, 1944
78189 (450th BG) lost Apr 25, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4645.
78190 (376th BG) shot down by AAA Jun 24, 1944.  MACR 6765.
78191 (459th BG) MIA May 13, 1944.  MACR 4744.
78192 salvaged Nay 15, 1945
78193 (454th BG) MIA May 19, 1944.  MACR 5442
78194 MIA May 31, 1944
78195 (449th BG) shot down by AAA Feb 19, 1945.  MACR 12452
78196 salvaged Jul 18, 1944
78197 (450th BG, 722nd BS) interned in Switzerland Jul 20, 1944.  Plane could not land due to damage, crew 
bailed out and aircraft was shot down by a Swiss Bf 109 fighter.  8 interned, 1 KIA.  MACR 6912.
78198 crashed Apr 15, 1944
78199 (450th BG) MIA Apr 5, 1944.  MACR 3960
78200 crashed Sep 13, 1944
78201 (456th BG, 746th BS) went down in Adraitic Sea Oct 16, 1944 while enroute to a mission in
Austria.  All 10 killed.  MACR 9201
78202 (461st BG, 766th BS, "Full Boost") attacked by German fighters Jul 12, 1944 on mission to Nimes, France 
and crashed between St-Martin-des-Pallieres and Brue-Auriac, France.  MACR 6895.
78203 (456th BG, 745th BS) lost Aug 17, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 7672.
78204 crashed Dec 16, 1944
78205 (450th BG) lost Apr 25, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4399.
78206 (461st BG, 764th BS) transferred.  (376th BG, 512th BS, *Desert Fury*) hit by AAA over Ploesti, Rumania,
Aug 17, 1944.  Crew bailed out near Makhalata, Bulgaria and became POWs.  MACR 7634 and 7638.
78207 (459th BG, 757th BS, *The Wikie*) interned in Switzerland Jul 20, 1944
78208 (451st BG) MIA Jul 14, 1944.  MACR 6900
78209 (376th BG, 515th BS) shot down Jun 16, 1944 by fighter on mission to 
Yakia Apollo oil refinery in Brataslava, Cz.  Only one survivor.  MACR 6312
78210 (454th BG) lost Jan 20,1945, Italy.  MACR 11274.
78211 (450th BG) MIA Dec 29, 1944 on mission to Verona, Italy.  MACR 10936
78212 (461st BG, 764th BS, "Scrounch") shot down by German fighter and crashed at Apetlon,
Austria May 10, 1944.   MACR 4657.  2 KIA, 8 POW.
78213 (454th BG, 736th BS, "Dallas Lady") crashed into Bay of Agay, French Riviera May 27, 1944 after being hit
by AAA.  2 KIA, 4 POW, 4 MIA.  MACR 5413.  Remains of plane discovered in 1984 by divers.
78214 to RFC at Altus Aug 14, 1945
78215 (460th BG) lost Aug 7, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 7202
78216 (450th BG) MIA Jun 14, 1944.  MACR 6364.
78217 lost Apr 16, 1944, South America.   MACR 3498.
78218 crashed Jul 30, 1944
78219 (459th BG, 759th BS) shot down by Luftwaffe fighters Jun 9, 1944 near Udine, Italy.  
1 crew KIA, 9 crew POW.  MACR 6317.
78220 (460th BG) MIA Jul 7, 1944.
78221 (459th BG) MIA Jun 13, 1944.  MACR 6319
78222 crashed Dec 6, 1944
78223 (464th BG) lost May 6, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 5476.
78224 (461st BG, 767th BS) transferred to 484th BG.  (484th BG, 826th BS) lost Feb 16, 1945, Austria.  MACR 12490.
78225 MIA Jan 31, 1945
78226 (450th BG) MIA over Austria May 24, 1944.  MACR 5640
78227 crashed Aug 12, 1944
78228 (461st BG, 765th BS, "the Iron Duke") ditched May 22, 1944.  MACR 4917
78229 (484th BG) cashed 30 km NNE of Prizren, Yugoslavia Aug 17, 1944.  MACR 7682.  10 POW
78230 salvaged Aug 10, 1945
78231 to RFC at Altus Sep 20, 1945
78232 crash landing Apr 24, 1945
78233 condemned May 28, 1944
78234 (450th BG) MIA Jun 13, 1944.  MACR 5822
78235 (456th BG, 746th BS) lost May 5, 1944, Italy.  MACR 4886
78236 (451st BG) salvaged Nov 5, 1944.  MACR 9604.
78237 salvaged Mar 2, 1945
78238 crashed Feb 13, 1945
78239 to RFC at Altus Jul 26, 1945
78240 (455th BG) lost Aug 26, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 9718.
78241 (464th BG) MIA Jul 7, 1944.  MACR 6588.
78242 salvaged Apr 30, 1944
78243 MIA Sep 12, 1944.  MACR 9579
78244 MIA Jun 25, 1944
78245 (460th BG) lost Jun 26, 1944.  MACR 6430
78246 in crash landing Jun 21, 1944
78247 (461st BG, 765th BS) captured by Luftwaffe Oct 4, 1944 and flown as CL+XZ.  MACR 8972.
78248 (464th BG) MIA Aug 29, 1944 in raid on Meravska, Hungary.  MACR 8105.
Entire crew bailed out, returned to base 8 days later.
78249 salvaged Jun 7, 1944
78250 crashed on takeoff Jul 22, 1944
78251 crashed on delivery Oct 25, 1944
78252 condemned Apr 22, 1944
78253 crashed Jul 22, 1944
78254 salvaged Nov 22, 1944
78255 wrecked May 23, 1944.
78256 (456th BG, 746th BS) lost Aug 22, 1944, Germany.  MACR 8006
78257 (464th BG, "Dollar Ride") shot down May 29, 1944 on mission to Atzgersdorf.  MACR 5430
All crew bailed out safely, except one of the gunners who
was killed.
78258 (460th BG) destroyed Jun 30, 1944.  MACR 6809
78259 (465th BG) lost Nov 22, 1944, Germany.  MACR 9955
78260 (461st BG, 767th BS) crashed Jun 11, 1944.  MACR 5641
78261 (464th BG) shot down by flak over Ploesti, Rumania Jul 15, 1944
78262 salvaged Feb 21, 1945
78263 MIA Jun 21, 1944
78264 (450th BG) lost Jul 19, 1944, Germany
78265 in crash landing Jul 20, 1944
78266 (449th BG, 718th BS) crashed into Adriatic Sea while returning from Innsbruck, Austria 
Dec 25, 1944.  MACR 10915
78267 (461st BG, 767th BS) crashed May 24, 1944.  MACR 5056. 
78268 (464th BG) MIA over Austria Mar 14, 1945.  MACR 12946
78269 (459th BG) MIA Mar 25, 1945.  MACR 13191. I have a reference that has this plane 
as going to USSR
78270 salvaged Jul 30, 1944, Austria.
78271 to USN as PB4Y-1 38782
78272 salvaged Nov 20, 1944
78273 salvaged Jul 30, 1945
78274 crashed Feb 7, 1945
78275 (456th BG, 745th BS) lost Jul 15, 1944, Yugoslavia.  MACR 6908.
78276 to RFC at Altus Oct 3, 1945
78277 (460th BG) MIA over Austria Jul 26, 1944.  MACR 7028
78278 to RFC at Altus Sep 25, 1945
78279 wrecked Jun 11, 1944
78280 salvaged Jul 30, 1945
78281 (459th BG) lost to AAA Jul 17, 1944.  MACR 6755
78282 salvaged Apr 17, 1945
78283 crashed Jul 21, 1944,
78284 (450th BG) MIA Jul 19, 1944.  MACR 7096
78285 salvaged Apr 24, 1945
78286 (461st BG, 764th BS) crashed Mar 16, 1945
78287 (465th BG) MIA Nov 6, 1944.  MACR 9671
78288 salvaged Dec 3, 1944
78289 to RFC at Altus Sep 25, 1945
78290 (449th BG) lost Jun 11, 1944.  MACR 6021.
78291 (461st BG, 766th BS) attacked by German fighters during mission to Nimes, France Jul 12, 1944
and crashed near St-Maximin, Var Department, France.  MACR 7034
78292 (455th BG) MIA over Austria Jun 26, 1944.  MACR 6812
78293 crashed Feb 18, 1945
78294 MIA Jun 11, 1944
78295 (459th BG) lost Aug 18, 1944, Rumania.  MACR 7693
78296 crash landing Aug 11, 1944
78297 (464th BG) MIA Jul 7, 1944.  MACR 6570
78298 (484th BG) MIA Jun 11, 1944.  MACR 5821
78299 crashed Nov 22, 1944
78300 lost May 24, 1944, South Atlantic.  MACR 4672
78301 (460th BG) lost Aug 2, 1944, Adriatic.  MACR 7528.
78302 salvaged Jul 30, 1945
78303 (460th BG) lost May 26, 1944.  MACR 5368
78304 salvaged Jul 30, 1945
78305 to RFC at Altus Sep 28, 1945
78306 (456th BG, 746th BS) MIA Jul 21, 1944.  MACR 6947
78307 (459th BG) in midair collision Jun 13, 1944.  MACR 5784
78308 (465th BG, 780th BS) lost Aug 3, 1944, Biberwier, Austria.  MACR 7529
78309 crashed Jul 29, 1944
78310 MIA Jul 25, 1944
78311 crashed Feb 23, 1945
78312 (455th BG, 743rd BG) shot down Aug 3, 1944 while
returning from mission to Friedrichshafen, Germany.  Crew POW.  MACR 7526
78313 to RFC at Altus Oct 22, 1945
78314 salvaged Mar 6, 1945.

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