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43-9489

A-20 Havoc

Crashed at Brest, France on 6 September 1944, possibly as result of bomb exploding in bomb bay. Pilot 1Lt Earl Ray Bever, Jr., Armorer/Gunner SSgt Chester Walter Dunaj and Mechanic/Gunner SSgt Fred Lowell Yoos were killed. MACR 9102 & 16128

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  • Gosfield

    Military site : airfield
    First used as an airfield during the First World War, when known as Royal Flying Corps/RAF Sible Hedingham, it was built as Gosfield for the Eighth Air Force and then Ninth Air Force in 1942-43. Home to first the 365th Fighter Group, then the 397th...

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Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Brest, France 6 September 1944

Crashed at Brest, France on 6 September 1944, possibly as result of bomb exploding in bomb bay. Pilot 1Lt Earl Ray Bever, Jr., Armorer/Gunner SSgt Chester Walter Dunaj and Mechanic/Gunner SSgt Fred Lowell Yoos were killed. MACR 9102 & 16128

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 June 2016 16:15:11 Rainer Changes to nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

MACR 9102

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 9102 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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