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42-95122

B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 567th Bomb Squadron

    567th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    567th Bombardment Squadron, 24 December 1942 - 13 September 1945 ...

People

  • Harold Ames

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 'The Magic Carpet' #42-95122, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Wilkie Dickson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Plane - 'Magic Carpet' DFC w/ Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Frances Fite

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Carl Hartquist

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 'The Magic Carpet' #4295122 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Harold Hughey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Donald Jerred

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed at Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Charles Preis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Thomas Reehill

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Clarence Steffen

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet # 4295122 Crashed near Gross-Beeren Prisoner of War (POW) POW

  • Floyd Toney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 389th Bomb Group
    Shot down by fighters and crashed near Gross-Beeren on 6/21/44 in B-24 The Magic Carpet #4295122 Prisoner of War (POW) POW

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Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 21 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2020 13:11:39 phil marchese Changes to media associations
Sources

Removed training aircraft B-24J from association with serial number of this B-24H. The image can be properly associated with the crew .

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 6529 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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