42-96169

Midair collision with Marauder 42-96168 (which crashed), landed safely at A-13 Tour-en-Bessin.
Repaired.

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Units served with

A B-26 Marauder (serial number 42-96191) nicknamed "The Milk Run Special" of the 397th Bomb Group at Steeple Morden, 1945. Image by Alexander "Cal" Sloan. Written on slide casing: '296191, 397 BG.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33675406
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Arm / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17047440 / O-806060
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15334173
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Op / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36648045
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-26 Marauder
  • Nicknames: Lassie Come Home
  • Unit: 397th Bomb Group 599th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Tour-en-Bessin, France 3 August 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:09
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 7870 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database