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Anders K Anderson

Military

KNO on maintenace flight of B24#42-40716. Flight was to slow-time an engine. Shortly after takeoff CPT. Rodenberg called for an emergency landing with problems with engine #1. Plane crashed. 6KNO, 1RTD

Service

Units served with

  • 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...

  • 565th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-40716 'Yours Truly'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 Liberator #42-40716 'Yours Truly' 565th BS, 389th BG, 8th AF, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid piloted by Cpt Elmer R Rodenburg, returning safely to Libya. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 280

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