Taverham Mill Lakes

Aircraft crash site

Object Number - UPL 15416 - Memorial at Taverham Mill Fisheries. Remains of the aircraft are still in the lake.

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Detailed History

On 21 April 1944, B24 41-29418. Pappy's Chillun, crashed in the lake here. Remains of the aircraft still lie in the lake.

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-691634
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18218286
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Assistant Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14094125
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Assistant Radio Operator/Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 68th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15339517
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Turnip Termite, Pappy's Chillun
  • Unit: 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs 486th Bomb Group 68th Bomb Squadron 835th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date26 Apr 2015 11:02:58
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