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41-18251

B-26 Marauder

Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF. Force landed in Spanish Morrocco 23-May-43. 6 x Returned to Duty (RTD).

Service

Units

  • 322nd Bomb Group

    322nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 322nd Bombardment Squadron (Medium) was activated on 19-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida with B-26B Marauder aircraft. In late September 1942 the unit moved to Drane Field, Florida. The Ground echelon sailed for the UK aboard the Queen Elizabeth...

  • 449th Bomb Squadron
  • 9th Air Force

People

  • Kenneth Bayliss

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 322nd Bomb Group
    23 May 1943 Force landed in Spanish Morrocco in B26 41-18251 'Ye Mystic Kreve'. Returned.

  • S Chase

    Military | Co-Pilot | 322nd Bomb Group
    23 May 1943 Force landed in Spanish Morrocco in B26 41-18251 'Ye Mystic Kreve'. Returned.

  • Paul Saffron

    Military | Radio Operator | 322nd Bomb Group
    23 May 1943 Force landed in Spanish Morrocco in B26 41-18251 'Ye Mystic Kreve'. Returned.

  • C Vega

    Military | Engineer | 322nd Bomb Group
    23 May 1943 Force landed in Spanish Morrocco in B26 41-18251 'Ye Mystic Kreve'. Returned.

Places

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Middle River, MD, USA 1943

Built at Martin's.

Delivered Joint Base Andrews, MD, USA 1943

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Andrewsfield Aviation Ltd, Saling Airfield Stebbing Great Dunmow Essex CM6 3TH, United Kingdom 1943

Assigned to 449BS, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Larache, Morocco 23 May 1943

Force landed in Spanish Morrocco. A/C Interned. 6 x crew (RTD).

Relocated / scrapped Madrid-Barajas Airport (MAD), Av de la Hispanidad, s/n, 28042 Madrid, Spain June 1943

Relocated by Spanish air force to Barajas. Scrapped at wars end.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 June 2017 14:26:31 Al_Skiff Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

https://ww2aircraft.net/forum/threads/interned-aircrafts-in-spain-during...

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