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42-96282

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Crashed RAF Hendon 27-Jul-44 and written off. Salvaged Jul-44.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 450th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

  • Hendon

    Military site : airfield
    An RAF station which in 1944 was home to Douglas C-47 Skytrain lodgers.

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Offutt AFB, NE, USA 1943

Built at Martin's.

Delivered Nebraska, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 1943

Assigned to 450BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Grahame Park Way, London NW9 5LL, UK 27 July 1944

Crashed RAF Hendon 27-Jul-44 and written off.

Salvaged 29 July 1944

Salvaged Jul-44.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 15:04:27 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number
Sources

Roger Freeman Collection Photo FRE 4538
http://www.markstyling.com/b26_research.06.htm

Date Contributor Update
27 May 2017 14:36:04 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Roger Freeman Collection Photo FRE 4538
http://www.markstyling.com/b26_research.06.htm

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