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AL741

A-20 Havoc

Service

Units

  • 15th Bomb Squadron

    15th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    The 15th Bomb Squadron was the first US bomb unit sent to UK. Flying personnel arrived at Newport without aircraft on 13 May 1942. ...

People

  • Boyd Grant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 97th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA)/On 4 July 1942 t/o from Swanton Morley at 0714 hrs. Shot down by flak and broke up in air north of Bergen-aan-Zee, Holland. Lt. Grant was on special assignment from the 97th BG/414th BS. Two crew, the pilot and the doral gunner...

  • William Lynn

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    First American airman of the Eighth Air Force who went down while flying in RAF Boston over occupied territory. Mission was to Holland and was first mission from England for the 8th AAF. This happened on 4 July 1942 and we have no record of his MACR...

  • William Murphy

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA)/On 4 July 1942. Take off from Swanton Morley at 0714 hrs. Shot down by flak and broke up in air north of Bergen-aan-Zee, Holland.

Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 October 2014 21:17:56 Lee8thbuff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

Le Cunningham 17-Oct-2014, "Losses of the 8th and 9th Air Forces" Stan Bishop and John A Hey MBE.

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