IWM catalogue record
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A burning B-24 Liberator (KO-XA), believed to be (serial number 41-28779) of the 389th Bomb Group, captured by the Luftwaffe, that crashed on take off at Wackersleben 13 April 1945, and was deliberately set alight by the Germans.
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...
Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. This was a "pathfinder" aircraft equipped with Aps-15 radar.