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41-28590

B-24 Liberator

29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

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Aircraft

  • 42-110033 Arizona Rambler

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth.

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Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1 Mar 42 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15 May 42. the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida, to continue advanced flight training and also to fly antisubmarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico. They...

  • 328th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Albert Blood

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H 41-28590. RTD.

  • William Bloom

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H 41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Benny Cala

    Military | Corporal | 56th Fighter Group
    Killed when bombs exploded after 2 B-24s collided in mid-air and crashed near Halesworth on 29 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Harry Cassel

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Lyles Densmore

    Military | Sergeant | Fire Fighter
    One of two, 2010th EAFFP firefighters who were killed while engaged in firefighting and rescue operations when two Liberators, which had collided in mid-air crashed when to the ground 4 miles east of Halesworth Airbase, England.

  • William Lowery

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert McFetrich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Carl Mead

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-28590. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Stanley Morrill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 56th Fighter Group
    Killed when bombs exploded after 2 B-24s collided in mid-air and crashed near Halesworth. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • James Scanlon

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 an crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H 41-28590. RTD.

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Events

Event Location Date
Crashed Henham, Beccles, Suffolk NR34, UK 29 March 1944 – 29 March 1944

midair collision

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 March 2015 16:02:41 usxpat Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

macr 15212
http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:04 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15212 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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