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Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Cologne hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany [1 x POW, 3 x KIA] 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056.

Crew: Pilot Capt Charles A Hunton Jr, Nav 1Lt Lyle N Procknow, Mech/Gunner S/Sgt, Arm/Gunner Warren W Harvey, S/Sgt James E Odom.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 20757119 / O-806071
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34313044
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Armourer/Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 409th Bomb Group 642nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16024081 /
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Liblar, 50374 Erftstadt, Germany 1945-02-02 - 1945-02-02 Failed to Return (FTR) hit by flak in wing span out of control and crashed Liblar, Germany [1 x POW, 3 x KIA] 2-Feb-45 MACR 12056

Manufactured

Los Angeles, CA, USA Built at Douglas.

Delivered

California, USA Delivered to USAAF.

Assigned

Little Walden, Saffron Walden CB10, UK Assigned to 642BS, 409BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date30 Apr 2017 08:19:16
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:19
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 12056 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database