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43-34212

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot 1st Lt William E Cook.

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Aircraft

  • 42-96207

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot 2Lt George W Clearwater Jr KIA 18-Dec-44.

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People

  • Lawrence Brashear

    Military | Corporal | Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • Vincent Cherescavich

    Military | Corporal | Engineer / Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • William Cook

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • Samuel Devereux

    Military | Corporal | Tail Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed pilot Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. Awards: PH.

  • Albin Gaj

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. ...

  • Charles Lipscomb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio-Waist Gunner | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586 and 587BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. ...

  • Edward Thompson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed in either B-26 42-34212 or 42-96207 No MACR as accident ( Clearly a replacement, as not from either of the original crew lists) Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. ...

  • Milton Waters

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 394th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 586BS, 394BG, 9AF USAAF. Fatal Mid Air Collision over Epinoy, crashed in either B-26 42-34212 or 42-96207. No MACR as accident (Clearly a replacement, as not from either of the original crew lists) Killed in Action (KIA). 18-Dec-44. ...

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. ...

  • Cambrai/Niergnies

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Middleriver, MD 1943

Built at Martin.

Assigned Boreham, UK 1944

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

Crashed Epinoy, France 18 December 1944

Fatal Mid Air Collision Epinoy/A-75 Cat 4 damage Lt William E Cook, 18-Dec-44.

B-26G 43-34212 - 586BS 394BG 9AF

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 February 2020 18:19:51 Greg Lipscomb Changes to person associations
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Greg Lipscomb

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2018 21:06:20 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations and place associations
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https://www.fold3.com/image/29249782
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbasn.asp?SN=43-34212&Submit4=Go

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