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B-24H-5-FO (42-7733) “LAKI-NUKI” caught fire after landing at Preddannack, Cornwall and was destroyed.



  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb 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...


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
19 March 2021 11:48:40 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations

Removed associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
17 March 2021 19:31:54 dmccullo Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

Added photo.