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Allen J Crosswell

Military

B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. All other crew members were Missing in Action (MIA), but Crosswell's body was found on a Dutch beach. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

Service

People

  • Dick Tucker

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 386th Bomb Group
    B-26B-16MA 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane' crashed in Channel when right engine feathered. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

Units served with

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 555th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-31634 'Hell's Hurricane'

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 555BS, 381BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) St Omer, France 8-Sep-43 last seen with engine feathered dropping out of formation escorted by several Spitfires. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 9 August 1943
Buried Local Cemetery near Castricum beach, Holland

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs by Bishop and Hey, Combat Chronology Supplement, MACR 0164

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