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MACR 15164
41-29364 "Stardust"
466th BG | 784th BS
27 Mar 1944

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Brown

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA). Brown is particulary mentioned on page 190 as a very good...

  • Hall Carney

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Frederick Delhagen

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Elliott

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. Collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jack Haire

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Radio Operator
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Mogford

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA). Mogford is particulary mentioned on page 190 as married with...

  • Henry Morgan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Edward Stevens

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Gordon Sundquist

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Waist Gunner
    Crashed after takeoff on a mission to Biarritz airfield, FR on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24H #41-29364 'Stardust'. May have collided with another 466th plane in low visibility. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Wiard

    Military | Co-Pilot

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Aircraft

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 282

    27 March 1944
    This mission might be likened to a "shotgun blast" as a combined force 714 heavy bombers are despatched form all three Air Divisions to attack 11 different German airfields and air depots in France. Mission summary follows: ...

Locations

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 17:41:25 Brad Sullivan Changes to caption
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

Date Contributor Update
12 April 2020 17:29:20 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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