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1st Lt George E Benko

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Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 564th Bomb Squadron

People

  • George Benko

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed when B-24 42-51343, Shazam, crashed after takeoff in cloudy weather with heavy icing. Cause not determined. There were no survivors. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-51343 Shazam

    B-24 Liberator
    Crashed after takeoff in Carr's Hill Wood, Costessey. Entire crew killed.

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Date Contributor Update
19 May 2015 17:00:38 usxpat Changes to place associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 26628686

Date Contributor Update
19 May 2015 17:00:36 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Find A Grave Memorial# 26628686

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