Airspeed Oxford W6554, assigned to 44BW, 8AF USAAF.
The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
9/15/43 accident on runway at Aldermaston in Oxford II W6554.
Military site : airfield
Aldermaston was built for RAF use in 1941-1942, and handed over to the Eighth Air Force in 1942. It was home to several Troop Carrier Groups, and became an airfield of the Ninth Air Force in 1943. Handed back to the RAF in 1945, it was placed on Care...
|Crashed||Aldermaston, Reading, West Berkshire RG7, UK||15 September 1943|
Take Off accident Aldermaston/Sta 467 Cat 3 damage, pilot Lt Albert H Near, 15-Sep-43.
Hq 44BW 8
|05 February 2016 13:30:07||Al_Skiff||Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations|