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Roswell S Mayer


KIA in #4250306 The plane crashed at takeoff as it skidded off the end of the runway and crashed and burned. All crew and two RAF men were killed.


Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-50306 Dragon Lady

    B-24 Liberator
    Aircraft crashed on take-off at Flixton (Bungay), killing all crew and 2 RAF ground crew.


Event Location Date
Died 27 April 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:31 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Sup, The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 91 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia