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Headquarters & Headquarters Squadron (27th Air Transport Group)

Squadron

Structure

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Stations

Station Location Date
Based Cranford
Based Langford Lodge
Based Warton

Connections

People

  • Leslie Butler

    Military | Private | Medical Department | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. Killed by a 'Buzz Bomb' attack at Heston Field.

  • Henry Eagan

    Military | Corporal | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. Killed in 'Buzz Bomb' attack.

  • Ermene Pallatine

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. C-47 #43-48592 shot down by flak and crashed in the water in Bowley Bay. Sole survivor of crew and passengers. Missing in Action (MIA) PH

  • Vance Priest

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Control Tower Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    Air Defence Service Ribbon/EAME Medal w 4 bronze stars/ 3 Overseas Service Bars/Good Conduct Medal

  • James Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Landed in UC-61A-FA 43-14498 on a transportation flight to RAF Kenley, Surrey in strong crosswinds.

  • R Spalding

    Military | Flight Officer | 27th Air Transport Group
    Landed in UC-61A-FA 43-14498 on a transportation flight to RAF Kenley, Surrey in strong crosswinds.

Aircraft

  • 43-14498

    UC-61 Forwarder
    Ground looped at Kenley, UK on 16 August 1943 and written off.

Citations

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 September 2017 11:45:34 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, air forces and person associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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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