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Roswell S Mayer

Military

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.

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    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

Aircraft

  • 42-50306 Dragon Lady

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

Events

Event Location Date
Died 27 April 1944

Revisions

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

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

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