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41-29182

B-24 Liberator

Destroyed in landing accident Metfield, England 20 Jan 1944

Service

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 329th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Rolland Braley

    Military | Sergeant | Passenger | 93rd Bomb Group
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H #42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Richard Comey

    Military | Captain | Pilot ; Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1 August 1943, flying B-24 Liberator 41-23936. ...

  • Thomas Drysdale

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot / Assistant Intelligence Officer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H 42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD. Joined 44 BG, 68 Sqd. 27 July 1944. Completed tour 25 November 1944.

  • Quentin Hall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H 42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD.

  • Arthur Johnson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H #42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD.

  • Joseph Obici

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H #42-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD.

  • Merle Stoefen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer / top Turret gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    On 20 Jan 1944, B-24H 41-29182 overshot the runway on landing at Metfield on return from local training flight. RTD.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 19:01:55 Bill Morris Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description and unit associations
Sources

www.aviationarchaeology.com via Fort Worth Aviation Museum

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