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B-24H-5-FO (42-7733) “LAKI-NUKI”. On a flight from Marrakech, North Africa to England bad weather led to an attempt to land at a German-held airfield in the Brest Peninsula of France. The aircraft received severe damage from enemy flak. The aircraft was landed at Preddannack, Cornwall but was destroyed.

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Units

  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 448th Bombardment Group was organized on 6 April 1943 and activated on 1 May 1943 at Gowen Field, near Boise, Idaho. The initial training of the air crews took place in Florida. The entire group was assembled Wendover Field, Utah. Both air and...

Aircraft

  • 42-7733 “LAKI-NUKI”

    B-24 Liberator
    In December 1943 Crew 5 of the 712th Bomb Squadron, 448th Bomb Group flew B-24H-5-FO (42-7733) “LAKI-NUKI” via the southern route from Florida to Seething, England. On the flight to England from Marrakech, North Africa bad weather and Germans jamming...

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Date Contributor Update
19 March 2021 11:58:45 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
18 March 2021 01:11:58 dmccullo Changes to person associations
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Updated connections.

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2021 19:43:59 dmccullo Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
17 March 2021 19:29:53 dmccullo Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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