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41-28695

B-24 Liberator

Crash landed returning from mission #074. Aircraft ran out of fuel while on final approach at Hardwick

Service

Units

  • 467th Bomb Group

    467th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 467th Bomb Group, or the "Rackheath Aggies" as they came to be known, flew B-24 Liberators on missions from April 1944. Its air crews became known for their accuracy and the Group had the best overall standing for accuracy within the Eighth Air...

  • 790th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Glen Hinkebein

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 467th Bomb Group
    Glen Leo Hinkebein was born Friday May 7, 1920 in Leopold, MO to Ted and Olivia Glastetter Hinkebein. Glen was the first born of 7 boys, Vernon Martin Hinkebein 1/10/1922, Luke Theodore Hinkebein 1/18/1925, Ennis William Hinkebein 11/23/1927, Ralph...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 295

    10 April 1944

  • 8th Air Force 298

    11 April 1944

  • 306A

    18 April 1944
    The handwritten log of my father, Horace O. "Hank" Turner, states this.. "Started to raid Berlin, bad weather and we bombed Brandenberg. formation bad and flak terrific." He had marked it with an "x", which he noted meant that "Our plane was hit by...

  • 308A

    19 April 1944

  • 309

    20 April 1944

  • 315

    24 April 1944

  • 322

    27 April 1944

  • 327

    29 April 1944

  • 332

    1 May 1944

  • 333

    1 May 1944

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Places

  • Rackheath

    Military site : airfield
    First allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in August 1942, Rackheath was then earmarked as a fighter base but, because of delay in construction, was never used as such. Built during 1943, the station had three concrete runways, 50 loop...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2022 00:27:44 acbernstein1 Changes to production block number, description, place associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.467bg-research.com/detail.php?cSerialNumber=41-28695

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2021 03:46:06 Dhink Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, manufacturer, nicknames, unit associations, person associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.467bg-research.com/detail.php?sessionLayout=Aircraft&cSerialN...

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