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Taverham Mill Lakes

Crash site

Detailed history

On 21 April 1944, B24 41-29418. Pappy's Chillun, crashed in the lake here. Remains of the aircraft still lie in the lake.

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  • Edward Cole

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 4/21/44 (Hamm). Pilot: Havens. ...

  • Roger Edmonson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Assistant Engineer | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 4/21/44 (Hamm). Pilot: Havens. ...

  • Forrest Havens

    Military | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

  • Hartwell Higgins

    Military | Sergeant | Assistant Radio Operator/Waist Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 4/21/44 (Hamm). Pilot: Havens. ...

  • George Houchins

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Joined Sqd 3/14/44. Killed in Action (KIA) 4/21/44 (Hamm). Pilot: Havens. ...

  • Russell Taylor

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed when Pappy’s Chillun, B-24H #42-29418, crashed during assembly. ”It was the opinion of the investigating board that the airplane picked up too much ice, was forced into a stall, and from there into a spin, when it fell apart.” (44thbombgroup.com...

  • Hal Wood

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed when Pappy’s Chillun, B-24H #42-29418, crashed during assembly. ”It was the opinion of the investigating board that the airplane picked up too much ice, was forced into a stall, and from there into a spin, when it fell apart.” (44thbombgroup.com...

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Date Contributor Update
26 April 2015 11:02:58 usxpat Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, history, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

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