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43-27727

B-25 Mitchell

Assigned to 486BS, 340BG, 12AF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Laguno, Italy. Hit by flak, crew baled out. 2 x EVD, 4 x POW. MACR 5453.

Crew: 1Lt Coleman Sellers, 2Lt Alfred E Coons, 2Lt Bradford A Tupper, T/Sgt Ralph H Koebcke, S/Sgt John F Mc Donough, S/Sgt Gerald J Carey.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 340th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Crashed 40035 Condotto BO, Italy 3 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Laguno, Italy. Hit by flak, crew baled out. 2 x EVD, 4 x POW. MACR 5453.

Manufactured Inglewood, CA, USA

Built at North American.

Assigned 20234 Valle-d'Alesani, France

Assigned to 486BS, 340BG, 12AF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 September 2017 09:26:10 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, description, events and unit associations
Sources

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=43-27727&Submit6=Go
https://www.fold3.com/image/28658133

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

MACR 5453 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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