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671st Bomb Squadron

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Wethersfield

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People

  • James Adams

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Harold Andrews

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Lewis Ashton

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Rollins Barry

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Robert Basnett

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group
    Son of Thomas M. Basnett and Gladys M. Salas Basnett; husband of Lanola Basnett who was affectionately known as Puz. ...

  • Lonnie Bays

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | 416th Bomb Group

  • Alwin Burns

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 416th Bomb Group

  • John Buskirk

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 416th Bomb Group

  • Daniel Chest

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

  • Franklin Chvatal

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner | 416th Bomb Group

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Aircraft

  • 43-22065 'Paula E II' 'Bootsie'

    A-20 Havoc
    Assigned to 671BS, 416BG, 9AF. Transferred to 646BS, 410BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Ahute railhead. Hit in wing by flak, 2 chutes seen to emerge before A/C impacted. 1 x KIA, 2 x POW. 25-Dec-44. MACR 11899. ...

  • 43-9707

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9203

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off in landing accident at Wethersfield, Essex on 21 April 1944. Pilot George W. Cowgill.

  • 43-9213

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed on a training flight at Sugar Lane Farm, Hedingham, Essex on 14 February 1944. The pilot 2Lt. William D. Minnicks was killed.

  • 41-39208

    A-26 Invader
    Assigned to A-26 Combat Evaluation Project Squadron. Transferred to 671BS 416BG 9AF USAAF.

  • 43-10129

    A-20 Havoc
    Hit by flak on a mission over Beauvoir, France 5/12/1944

  • 43-9956

    A-20 Havoc

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:06:34 rossingtonj Changes to type
Sources

Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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