44-10521 Laden Maid

Object Number - UPL 7620 - B-24J-60-CF #44-10521 "Laden Maid" CodeL U8-K 466th BG - 786th BS Show laying in a field in Sweden after being crash landed there on 2 April...

Crash landed in Si've, Sweden 02 Apr 1945. MACR# 13736

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Units served with

Three little girls hold up a balloon celebrating the 100th mission of the 466th Bomb Group in front of a B-24 Liberator (serial number 42-95592) nicknamed "Black Cat". Handwritten caption on reverse: 'On our 100 Mission party Day- 18 Aug 1944, Attlebridge, 466th- wouldn't it be something if we could identify these girls? How could I do it?'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-2072400
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33834915
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33702549
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Places

Aerial photograph of Attlebridge airfield, looking north, the fuel store and a T2 hangar are in the upper centre, 31 January 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/51. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Attlebridge Arsenal, Station 120

Missions

  • Date: 14 October 1944
  • Date: 19 October 1944
  • Date: 22 October 1944
  • Date: 30 November 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 2 April 1945

Crashed

Sweden

Revisions

Date2 Apr 2020 13:58:22
ContributorBrad Sullivan
Date2 Jun 2015 10:01:07
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Cross referred location of crash from crewmembers' entries.

Date3 Nov 2014 21:16:37
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date3 Nov 2014 21:14:36
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

Date2 Nov 2014 00:33:42
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian - Chris Brassfield

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:42
ContributorAAM
Sources

MACR 13736 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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