8th Air Force 922

2 April 1945

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...

Mission Details

Description: AIRFIELDS

Notes: 447 B-17s, 261 B-24s and a mix of 572 P-47s and P-51s are despatched against 6 airfields in Denmark but are recalled because of bad weather.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 839th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator; Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier/Chin Turret
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 467th Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: H2X Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-836397
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Laden Maid
  • Unit: 466th Bomb Group 786th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 748th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date31 Jan 2015 21:58:29
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date27 Sep 2014 18:43:13
ContributorAAM
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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