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A-20 Havoc

Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Cologne hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany [1 x POW, 3 x KIA] 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056.

Crew: Pilot Capt Charles A Hunton Jr, Nav 1Lt Lyle N Procknow, Mech/Gunner S/Sgt, Arm/Gunner Warren W Harvey, S/Sgt James E Odom.

Service

People

  • Warren Harvey

    Military | 409th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Killed in Action (KIA) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056. Awards: PH.

  • Charles Hunton

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 409th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Killed in Action (KIA) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056. Awards: DFC, AM (11OLC), PH.

  • James Odom

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Armourer/Gunner | 409th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Killed in Action (KIA) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056. Awards: PH.

  • Lyle Procknow

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 409th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Euskirchen hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany Baled out at 7000ft Prisoner of War (POW) 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056. ...

Places

  • Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Los Angeles, CA, USA 1944

Built at Douglas.

Delivered California, USA 1944

Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned Little Walden, Saffron Walden CB10, UK 1944

Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed Liblar, 50374 Erftstadt, Germany 2 February 1945 – 2 February 1945

Failed to Return (FTR) hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany [1 x POW, 3 x KIA] 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 April 2017 08:19:16 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/46706667

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 12056 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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