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AT-6 Texan/Harvard



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • Headquarters (389th Bomb Group)


  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...


Event Location Date
Crashed F├╝rstenfeldbruck, Germany 1 July 1947

Landing Accident due to Mechanical Failure, damaged CAT3, Furstenfeldbruck , Germany, pilot James B McLaughlin.


Date Contributor Update
20 February 2015 12:38:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations

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