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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

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Aircraft

  • 41-110033 Arizona Rambler

    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...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Albert Blood

    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 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H 41-28590. RTD.

  • William Bloom

    Military | Sergeant | Right 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 41-28590. 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).

  • Harry Cassel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-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 #41-28590. 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 Lowery

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert McFetrich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | 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 #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Carl Mead

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. 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).

  • James Scanlon

    Military | 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 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H 41-28590. RTD.

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Events

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

midair collision

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 16:02:41 usxpat Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

macr 15212
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15212 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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