Frank D Bynon Jr


Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #42-39929 'Lackin Shakin', Landed in Sweden, Interned (INT).

Earlier 30 December 1943 on takeoff for mission to chemical works at Ludwigshaven when #3 engine caught fire 2/3 of the way down the runway then #1 engine caught fire. Pilot Ammann crash-landed at Steeple Morten a/f, 10 RTD.


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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 91st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-39863) of the 91st Bomb Groupn that has crash landed.
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 401st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lackin Shackin
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group 322nd Bomb Squadron



Date23 May 2021 20:05:43
ChangesChanges to biography

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:09:59
ChangesAAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3667, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol.  I, p. 449