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42-51213

B-24 Liberator

Mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44. Crew interned.

Service

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...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Raymond Birch

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213 INT

  • Paul Burris

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 # 4251213 Interned

  • Milton Fleishman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Experienced mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213. Interned

  • Harvey Gooding

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213, Interned

  • Michael Koslap

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213. INT

  • Eugene Mann

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213 Interned

  • Joseph Mulrooney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213 INT

  • Paul Pincus

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213. INT

  • William Ring

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6/20/44 in B-24 #4251213, Interned

  • Sigvaid Ronning

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Had mechanical failure and landed in Sweden on 6'/20/44 in B-24 # 4251213 Interned

Places

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 20 June 1944
Landed Malmö, Sweden 20 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6160 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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