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94th Bomb Group / Bomb release incident.
B-17G Fortress 'Miss Donna Mae II' drifted under another bomber on a bomb run over Berlin, 19 May 1944.
A 1,000 lb bomb from above tore off the left stabilizer and sent the plane into an uncontrollable spin. All 11 were killed.
Scanned from original print.

Connections

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

Missions

  • 358

    19 May 1944

Locations

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2018 11:57:29 Pat Flyer Changes to caption, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

Patrick Milward
More detail on plane / unit and mission

Date Contributor Update
14 May 2018 11:37:47 Pat Flyer Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Patrick Milward
Scanned from original / no details known apart that it was with the 91st BG.

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