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42-109800

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

People

  • Earl Culbertson

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Eugene Dyer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined squad 31 January 1944. Crash landed 2 March 1944. B-24J 42-109800 received flak damage over the target of Friedrichshafen, Germany, on 18 Mar 1944 and left formation and landed at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned. Returned to base 12 October 1944.

  • Alfred Fairall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined squad 31 January 1944. Crash landed 2 March 1944. B-24J #42-109800 received flak damage over the target of Friedrichshafen, GR on 18 Mar 1944 and left formation and landed at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned. Returned to base 12 October 1944.

  • Salvatore Luca

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • John McFarland

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • John Milojevich

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • John Seaman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • John Seaman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Crash landed 2 March 1944. B-24J 42-109800 received flak damage over the target of Friedrichshafen, Germany on 18 Mar 1944 and left formation and landed at Dubendorf, Switzerland. Interned.

  • Walter Walser

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • George Williams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Switzerland 18 March 1944

Landed Dubendorf Switzerland and crew interned there

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2020 21:44:57 Libfan Changes to events
Sources

Personal research

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3410 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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