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86th Air Transport Squadron

Squadron

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Cranford

Connections

People

  • Herbert Elkins

    Military | Sergeant | Postal clerk | 27th Air Transport Group
    Elkins was Dishonourably Discharged from the USAAF on 16 September 1943 and sentenced to 2 years hard labour for embezzling $1229.40 while working in the Postal Exchange at Hendon between 15 October 1942 and 18 January 1943

  • Joseph Filkins

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    Missing in Action (MIA). Lost in a C-47 over Europe with a load of gas.

  • William Gough

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). AC 348473 crashed on nonoperational mission.

  • John Lampman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Missing in Action (MIA) Lost in a C-47 over Europe with a load of fuel. AM w/ 4 OLC, PH

  • Hyman Leuitsky

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). AC 348473 crashed on nonoperational mission

  • Hyman Levitsky

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). AC 348473 crashed on nonoperational mission. C-47B #43-48473 crashed in N Wales due to bad weather on ferry flight from France to Burtonwood.

  • Bernard McGuire

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision with a B-24 while on an administration flirght on 15 Mar 1944 in UC-78 #43-7666. DNB.

  • Kirk McLoren

    Military | Staff Sergeant | EG | 27th Air Transport Group
    DNB. C-47B # 43-48473 crashed on nonoperational mission.

  • Paul Mellers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Missing in Action (MIA) Lost in a C-47 over Europe with a load of gas. PH

  • Loren Miles

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed when UC-78#42-58514 crashed in Sperrin mts. of N. Ireland. DNB

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Aircraft

  • X7454 'Wee Willy'

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie X7454, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

  • X7522

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie X7522, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

  • X7523

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie X7523, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

  • V4724

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie V4724, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

  • X7403

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie X7403, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

  • X7346

    Dominie
    De Havilland DH89 Dominie X7346, impressed into RAF service, one of 6 Dominies transferred to the 8th AF USAAF. ...

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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