UPL 48259


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A-20B-20-DL #41-29314 Code: 5H-B 416th BG - 668th BS - 9th AF Crashed landed at Melun on 2 Jan 1945 shortly after takeoff. Carburetor ice was the suspected culprit


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An A-26 Invader (F6-P, serial number 43-22330) nicknamed "For Pete's Sake" of the 416th Bomb Group prepares for take-off at Mount Farm. Image by Robert Astrella, 7th Photographic Reconnaissance Group . Written on slide casing: '416 BG Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Ninth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: A-26 Invader
  • Unit: 416th Bomb Group 668th Bomb Squadron


  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Melun, Alsace


Date: 5 Mar 2021 19:44:05
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