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LIBERATOR/41-23908



Serial #: 41-23908
Construction #: 393
Civilian Registration:
  None
  Model(s):
  B-24D-10-CO
Name: None
Status: Restoration
Last info: 2002

History:
Built at the Consolidated factory, Fort Worth, TX, 194?.
Delivered to USAAF as 41-23908, Sept. 1942.
- Assigned to Great Falls Army Air Field, MT, Nov 21, 1942.
- Transferred to Elmendorf AAF, AK, Dec. 4, 1942.
- Assigned to the 21st BS (Heavy)/28th Composite Group.
-- Based out of Umnak Island (later Adak).
-- Crash landed on Great Sitkin island due to bad
    weather and low fuel, Jan. 18, 1943.
Wreckage discovered by Aerospace Heritage Foundation, UT, summer 1994.
Hill Aerospace Museum, 1995-2002.
- Recovered, Summer 1995.
- Shipped to restoration facility in CA, 1995.
- Restored fuselage arrived at museum, May 17, 2002.
- Restoration of other components continues.

Source(s):
Hill Aerospace Museum, www.hill.af.mil/museum/, 2002
Patrick Carry
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
Photo Source(s):
None.

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