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Detail page crash 29-Jun-1944

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CrashID 540
Date 29-Jun-1944
Time 12:10
Location Nieuw Namen
Airplane Consolidated Aircraft
Type / model B-24H-20-DT Liberator
Serial number 42-51095
Registration number Z5-Q "Shoo Shoo Baby"
Group 458th BG USAAF
Squadron 754th BS USAAF
Base Station 123 in UK
Horsham St. Faith UK
Mission Missie 447 van de 8th USAAF.
1.150 Bommenwerpers met 779 jagers als escorte met doelen in Nederland en Duitsland.
Target Missie #82 van de 458th BG:
Aschersleben (D)Junkers assemblage fabriek bombarderen.
Crew 2/Lt Charles B. Armour O-691456 EVD
2/LT Donald E. Blodgett O-701868 EVD
2/Lt John O Fullerton O-712547 EVD
Lt J. Erdman POW
S/Sgt J. Brill POW
S/Sgt C. G. Rawls WIA/POW
S/Sgt F. Piechoto EVD
S/Sgt B. J. Davis WIA/POW
S/Sgt W. F. Owens Jr. POW
S/Sgt E. S. Allen POW

MACR 7092
Cemeteries NVT

Voor burgers; Zie foto's bidprentjes.
Brief description of the crash After a bomb mission to Aschersleben the abandoned a/c crashed into a farm, killing 3 people. The crew all survived the war.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 540-story.PDF pdf-logo-big
Extra documentation 540-parachutisten-bij-marknesse.pdf
Museum piece 1 museumstuk 1
Museum piece 1 description Het MACR 7092 kan in zijn geheel in het museum geraadpleegd worden.
Locatie on map kaartje
Museum piece 2 museumstuk 2