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59th Troop Carrier Squadron

Squadron

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Stations

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Based Chipping Ongar

Connections

People

  • Warren Boone

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Supply NCO | 61st Troop Carrier Group

  • James Cook

    Military | Captain | Co-pilot | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Alva Everett

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Jack Lloyd

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109, 44-49245, crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

  • Peter Lonchar

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 61st Troop Carrier Group
    Died when his C-109 crashed on 8 January 1945, narrowly missing Harling Farm.

Aircraft

  • 43-30647 'Virginia Ann'

    C-47 Skytrain
    Assigned to 59TCS, 61TCG, 9AF USAAF. Chalk #1 Serial 24 D-day carrying 2nd Btn, 507th PIR.

  • 44-49245

    B-24 Liberator
    This aircraft was actually a C-109 transport, which crashed when take-off power was lost on 8 January 1945. It narrowly missed Harling Farm in East Harling, Norfolk. All crew lost.

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Date Contributor Update
29 May 2015 16:43:57 rossingtonj Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations, stations and media associations
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