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42-51312

B-24 Liberator

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...

  • 706th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Dolan

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    POW crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • Martin Nichols

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group

  • Alexander Paulisnetz

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • Richard Petrus

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    RTD crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 42-51312 Killed when 2 planes collided over base as they were coming in for landing after mission to Regenberg.

  • William Phillis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • North Phipps

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 446th Bomb Group
    RTD crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • William Rickman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    RTD crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • Angelo Ruggieri

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crshed near Brussels on 27 dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • Howard Sink

    Military | Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 446th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

  • Jesse Whaley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    RTD crashed near Brussels on 27 Dec 44 in B-24 #4251312

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Belgium 27 December 1944

Revisions

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

MACR 11252 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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