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1Lt Michael J Bellonio, Co-pilot on B17G 42-102429, 483rd Bomber Group... Michael was "Killed In Action" over the Ploesti Oil Complex, Romania during the war when his B17 was shot down by enemy flak.

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Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

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  • Michael Bellonio

    Military | First Lieutenant | C0_pilot
    Michael served as a First Lieutenant & Co-Pilot on B-17G #42-102429, 840th Bomber Squadron, 483rd Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-102429

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Hunter 18/3/44; Morrison 2/4/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 17/4/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 15/7/44 with Vic Vlahovich, Bellonio, Gusciora, Ryan, Navarro, Stewart, Fletcher, Watkins, Barton, Van Deren (10 Killed in...

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Date Contributor Update
11 October 2019 15:04:33 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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