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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. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 13 September 1943

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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