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Capt Robert Carleton Mooney, 23, Dallas army pilot, who was killed over Ploesti oil refineries in Romania August 1, 1943,

Connections

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...

People

  • Robert Mooney

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Interned in Turkey, landed in Izmir, Turkey, while on TDY to 9th AF for Ploesti raid in B-24 'Hitler's Hearse' #4240544

Aircraft

  • 42-40544 'Hitlers Hearse'

    B-24 Liberator
    Failed To Return - Ploesti oil refinery raid, 1st Aug 1943, landed near Izmir, Turkey, pilot Robert C Mooney, crew interned.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2019 07:49:01 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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