Beautiful Betsy

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Template:Italic title Template:Infobox aircraft occurrence Beautiful Betsy was the name of an American Consolidated B-24D Liberator, serial number 42-40387, that went missing on 26 February 1945.

The Beautiful Betsy had suffered combat fatigue and was only being used for short supply runs. It had been retired from combat. Its final mission was a Fat Cat run from Darwin to Brisbane - transporting men and supplies as part of a regular flight. It disappeared in stormy weather. The wreckage of the aircraft was discovered in what is now Kroombit Tops National Park, located in The Boyne Valley in central Queensland, Australia on 2 August 1994.

See also


  • Michael V. Nelmes Tocumwal to Tarakan : Australians and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator Belconnen. Banner Books, 1994.

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