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42-51909

B-24 Liberator

Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-50790 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

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Aircraft

  • 42-50790 Little King

    B-24 Liberator
    Involved in a mid-air collision with 42-51909 on 11 April 1945, over Harleston/Redenhall. No survivors.

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Units

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Barron

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg

  • William Carlson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when planes collided over base after returning from Regenberg mission on 11 Apr 45 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Raymond Carnahan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in mid air collision over base upon return from mission to Regenberg

  • Earl Graf

    Military | Sergeant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Harold Hackworth

    Military | Sergeant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • James Haran

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    While approaching the field on return from mission to Regensburg his plane collided with another from his squadron and all on board both planes were killed

  • William Husted

    Military | Sergeant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed in mid air collision over Harleston/Redenhall on return from a mission.

  • Hulet Mack

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Robert Miller

    Military | Sergeant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Pasquale Pellicci

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 446th Bomb Group
    Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg. Killed in Action (KIA) ...

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Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Green Lane, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 9PS, UK 11 April 1945

Midair collision over Harleston/Redenhall

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2019 10:29:34 usxpat Changes to person associations
Sources

Correcting crew associations, Accident Report 450411-516

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 13:48:07 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

Personal knowledge.

Date Contributor Update
09 September 2019 13:37:46 usxpat Changes to person associations
Sources

Removed all those connected to 42-50790

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:13:26 usxpat Changes to events
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
15 April 2015 15:11:10 usxpat Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, description, events, aircraft associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

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

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