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41-23675

B-24 Liberator

Aircraft lost when on a mission over Naples on 15 February 1943. MACR 16372

Service

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

  • Robert Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943. TDY to 9th AF, 'Celhalopdos' B-24D-1-CO 41-23675 went down over Naples, Italy. ...

  • James Coffelt

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Clifton Dennis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Maurice Lofgren

    Military | Captain | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed on take-off for trip home after completing 25 missions at Burtonwood. See detailed biography at https://www.findagrave.com

  • Benjamin Luglio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • John Paschal

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Harry Robinson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy.

  • Walter Smith

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

  • Augustus Thompson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 15 February 1943 when temporarily assigned to 9th AF. Flew out of Gambia, Libya to target Naples in B-24 41-23675 Celhalopdos. Went down over Naples, Italy. DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster/ PH

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Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Naples, Italy 15 February 1942

See MACR 16372 and MACR 16465 for detailed reports.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2015 14:44:50 general ira snapsorter Changes to events
Sources

Additional MACR added - MACR 16465

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2015 14:40:23 general ira snapsorter Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Added with details from:
http://www.b24bestweb.com/celhalopdos.htm;
MACR 16372 - http://www.fold3.com/image/38616859/

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