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42-107685

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 558BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF. Damaged by AAA and crew bailed out 22-Feb-45.

Service

Units

  • 9th Air Force
  • 387th Bomb Group

    387th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....

  • 558th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Chipping Ongar

    Military site : airfield
    The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Chipping Ongar, Ongar CM5, UK 1944

Assigned to 558BS, 387BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed 22 February 1945

Damaged by AAA and crew bailed out 22-Feb-45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2018 21:04:24 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/wiki.php?id=150001
https://www.fold3.com/image/38859930

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