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42-95160

B-24 Liberator

Crashed 4 June 1944, Garvestone, Norfolk. Crew was killed, as well as 2 firefighters who died when a bomb exploded.

Service

Units

People

  • Monroe Atchley

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed by an exploding bomb as he was responding to the crash of B-24 42-91560

  • Oliver Brown

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Died in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Edward Bunalski

    Military | Private | Fire Fighter | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Killed by an exploding bomb as he responded to crash of B24 42-95160

  • Edward De Brular

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Clarence Grimm

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Gerald Hirschman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160

  • Wallace Krueger

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone, Norfolk

  • William Laslo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk.

  • Vernon Mueller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

  • Raymond Sachtleben

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)
    Killed in crash of B24 42-95160, Garvestone Norfolk

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Places

  • North Pickenham

    Military site : airfield
    Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

  • Garvestone

    Crash site

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 March 2015 15:30:43 usxpat Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, description, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
http://www.garveston12.org.uk/

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