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Glenn Ping 2002

Aircraft History
Built by Consolidated at San Diego. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to the Pacific.

Wartime History
Assigned to eithe the U. S. Army Air Force as a B-24 Liberator or U. S. Navy as a PB4Y-1 Liberator. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
This Liberator crashed into the jungle of Borneo.

The wreckage is spread over a on a ridge line and cliff face in the jungle.

The propeller hubs were painted red. The fuselage had a US Star & Bar marking outlined in blue (1943 onward style).

A dataplate on the wreck (armor plate behind co-pilot) indicates that it is for either a B-24G or B-24J model. Research indicates possible identities of either a USAAF B-24 Liberator or a US Navy PB4Y-1 of VPB-103 or VPB-104 "Screaming 104 / The Buccaneers"

Thanks to Glenn Ping for additional information

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Last Updated
May 27, 2020


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S 4 35'
E 115 23'

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