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312th Ferry Squadron

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Stations

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Based Maghaberry

Connections

People

  • Anthony Belini

    Military | Sergeant | Engineer | 27th Air Transport Group
    DNB. B-24 crashed near Isle of Mann due to bad weather.

  • Clarence Benge

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. C-47B # 43-48478 went missing on a flight from Hendon Aerodrome, England to France.11/13/1944

  • Malcolm Brown

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    KIA. Went missing on a flight from England to France.11/13/1944 in a C-47B # 43-48478 AM w/ OLC

  • Eugene Conroy

    Military | Technical Sergeant
    TS Eugene J. Conroy MIA 11/13/1944 in a C-47B # 43-48478 went missing over the English Channel on a flight from England to France.

  • Ronald Dorrington

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Had Completed 36 missions with th 381st BG. KIA. B-24J #42-50762 'Flassie' struck high ground SW of Ramsey, Isle of Man. Dorrington. R. Crew. Completed 36 missions.

  • Gordon Fisher

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    AM; VM; AC; EC

  • Eugene Howard

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    DNB. B-17 stalled on base leg for landing and crashed.

  • Gordon Kinsella

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Missing in Action (MIA) over the English Channel on a flight from England to France 11/13/1944 in a C-47B # 43-48478 .

  • Walter Lenox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) B-24H #42-51202 hit a mountain on the Isle of Man while flying on instruments.

  • Howard Lynch

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 27th Air Transport Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) B-24J #42-50762 'Flassie' struck high ground SW of Ramsey, Isle of Man. DFC, AM w/ 3 OLC

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Aircraft

  • W6652

    Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford W6652, assigned to 312th Ferrying Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8AF USAAF.

  • 41-6178

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 334FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 552FTS, 495FTG, 8AF USAAF. Crashed Dovedale road, Stoneygate, Leicester A/C destroyed, pilot Lt Herbert C Belford KIA, 15-Sep-44.

  • 42-51202

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24 42-51202 crashed on Snaefell, Isle of Man, on ferry flight from Warton in Lancashire to Langford Lodge in Northern Ireland on 8 June 1944. Four onboard killed.

  • 42-7870 'Pappy'

    P-47 Thunderbolt
    Assigned to 62FS, 56FG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 312FRS, 27ATG, 8AF USAAF.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 September 2017 15:14:09 general ira snapsorter Changes to type, air forces, person associations, aircraft associations and stations
Sources

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

Updates and amendments to associations from:
- www.ddaymuseum.co.uk/documents/US-units-June-44.doc
List supplied courtesy of Mr Phil Grinton from California, February 2004. From the website of the D-Day Museum, Portsmouth (www.ddaymuseum.co.uk).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 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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