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PBV-1A/BuNo. 67918

    Being Recovered

Bureau #: 67918
Construction #: CV-465
Civilian Registration:
Name: None
Status: Stored
Last info: 2003
Delivered to USAAF as 44-33954.
- Assigned to 10th ARS.
- Forced landing, Dago Lake, AK, Sept. 30, 1947.
-- Airframe abandoned.
R.S. Richards, Anchorage AK, Oct. 1948-1978.
- Held Salvage rights.
Alaska Historical Aircraft Society, Anchorage, AK, 1978.
- Registered as N44BY, May 1984.
- Uplifted from Dago Lake by Alaska Army National Guard CH-54
  "Penelope", Sept. 30, 1984.
U.S. Historical Aircraft Preservation Museum, Anchorage, AK, May 1985.
- Registered as N57875.
Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Anchorage, AK, 1988-2003.
- Stored in unrestored condition.

Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Manfield, England, 1989.
Haller, Lt. Mike & Leonard, Sgt. Julie - Warbirds International, Challenge Publications, Canoga Park, CA, Jan/Feb. 1988, Pg. 28.
Photo Source(s):
Ruud Leeuw/Ruud's Classic Airliners
Msgt. Russ Weston.