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41-110033

B-24 Liberator

29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

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Aircraft

  • 41-28590

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ronald Anfinson

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Byrd

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Benny Cala

    Military | Corporal | 56th Fighter Group
    Killed when bombs exploded after 2 B-24s collided in mid-air and crashed near Halesworth on 29 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Lyles Densmore

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    One of two, 2010th EAFFP firefighters who were killed while engaged in firefighting and rescue operations when two Liberators, which had collided in mid-air crashed when to the ground 4 miles east of Halesworth Airbase, England.

  • William Franke

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Clifford Hunt

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Airplane Mechanic-Gunner | 490th Bomb Group
    Clifford Hunt served as an airplane mechanic/gunner with the 848th Bomb Squadron of the 490th Bomb Group. He kept a journal for the first 14 missions, but when he realized his handwriting was getting smaller and tighter with each entry, he quit writing...

  • Steve Klovis

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Herman Larson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Chester Makinster

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Stanley Morrill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Killed when bombs exploded after 2 B-24s collided in mid-air and crashed near Halesworth. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Places

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Henham, Beccles, Suffolk NR34, UK 29 March 1944 – 29 March 1944

Midair collision

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 December 2015 14:02:45 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
Sources

CARE when researching. There are tw0 MACRS numbered 15201. One of them realtes to aircraft 42-110033.

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2015 15:36:17 usxpat Changes to unit associations
Sources

Correcting Bomb Squadron connection. Sources previously noted.

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 15:58:19 usxpat Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

macr15201
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15201 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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