Skip to main content
Edit entry 

42-96252

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 585BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF [4 x combat missions]. Transferred to 586BS [66 x combat missions]. Slated for Ahrweiler raid. Engine failure caused single engine down wind landing, ran off runway, nosewheel collapsed, 23-Dec-44. Pilot Lt Harold S Tuller 6 x RTD. Salvaged by 91 Air Depot Group 24-Dec-44.

Service

Missions

  • 757

    23 December 1944

Places

  • Boreham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1943-1944, it was used by B-26 Marauder bombers of the Ninth Air Force's 394th Bomb Group in 1944. The 315th Troop Carrier Group were temporary lodgers at the airfield in 1945, shortly before it closed. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Offutt AFB, NE, USA 1944

Built at Martin.

Delivered Nebraska, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Boreham, Chelmsford CM3, UK 1944

Assigned to 585BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Transferred Boreham, Chelmsford CM3, UK 30 May 1944

Transferred to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Boreham, Chelmsford CM3, UK 23 December 1944

Engine failure caused single engine down wind landing, ran off runway, nosewheel collapsed, 23-Dec-44.

Salvaged Boreham, Chelmsford CM3, UK 24 December 1944

Salvaged by 91 Air Depot Group 24-Dec-44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2017 13:55:57 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.b26.com/page/marauder_missions_december_23_1944.htm

Share