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43-27517

B-25 Mitchell

Service

Units

  • 340th Bomb Group

    340th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated on 20 August 1942. The 340th Bombardment Group trained with B-25's for duty overseas. They arrived in the Mediterranean theater in March 1943. Assigned first to the Ninth Air Force and later (in August 1943) to the Twelfth. Served in combat...

  • 489th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Albert Spann

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 340th Bomb Group

  • James Westra

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier/Navigator | 340th Bomb Group

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Shot Down near Vipiteno, Italy 26 February 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2021 01:12:33 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/memorial/286062139/crash-of-b-25-43-27517-macr-125...

Date Contributor Update
03 June 2021 21:38:26 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.reddog1944.com/340th%20BG%20489th%20BS%20Planes.htm

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