Emmett D Bagwell

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed when plane ran off the runway and burst into flames killing all on board plus two RAF servicemen. Killed in Action (KIA) in #42-50306.

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Units served with

A flight of B-24 Liberators of the 446th Bomb Group fly in formation above the clouds.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

The nose art of a B-24 Liberator (RT-S, serial number 42-50306) nicknamed "Dragon Lady" of the 446th Bomb Group. Image via Albert R Krassman Jr
  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Dragon Lady
  • Unit: 446th Bomb Group 704th Bomb Squadron

Places

Aerial photograph of Bungay (Flixton) airfield, looking south, the technical site- with T2 hangar- and control tower are to the right, where the main airfield gate is also situated, 16 October 1945. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/930. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Flixton

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

1944-04-27

Born

Mississippi, USA

Revisions

Date13 Dec 2020 21:33:30
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date30 May 2017 14:39:27
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:08
ContributorAAM
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 257 History of the 446th by Jansen. Roll of Honor p. 305; The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 91 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia