MARK BROTHERTON COLLECTION
No. 10529. Consolidated B-24H Liberator (42-52534 c/n 1251) US Army Air Forces "Witchcraft"
03/31/2011. This aircraft was built by Ford at Willow Run Airport, Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA, as a B-24H-15-FO. While assigned to the 467th BG, 790th BS, 8th Air Force, it completed 130 combat missions between April 10, 1944 and April 21, 1945, the most missions flown by a B-24 in the ETO (European Theater of Operations). The 130 sorties were flown without a single abort due to mechanical problems and without injury to any crew member. The aircraft returned to the USA June 12, 1945 and was sold for scrap October 3, 1945.
Created March 31, 2011