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Wayne I Case


KIA in #4250306 Attempted to takeoff on their 2nd mission only to meet with disaster as the plane skidded off the end of the runway and crashed and burned. The crew were killed and two RAF men.


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 18:27:12 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