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B-24H-15-CF #41-29402 Mad Monk
466th BG - 784th BS & 787th BS
Codes: T9-D & U8-U

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
  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Westcot Stone

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Flew 32 missions from February to August 1944.

  • Robert Vogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Crashed on takeoff. All crew were Killed in Action (KIA) The plane stalled out on take off and crashed at the end of the runway. The fuel tanks exploded and then 2 of the thousand pound bombs went. off.

Aircraft

  • 41-29402 Mad Monk

    B-24 Liberator
    hit trees while taking off from Attlebridge 25 Jul 1944 and crashlanded at Swanton-Morley; condemned for salvage

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
30 December 2014 23:23:21 466thHistorian Changes to collection
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2014 00:18:24 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

466th BG Archives - Chris Brassfield

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