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B-24J-1-FO #42-50717 "Berlin Bound" Code: 2U-Y
Crashed after #2 engine caught fire during assembly near RAF Langham on 15 February 1945
William C. Lindhe Crew - 6 KIA - 3 safely parachuted.
466th BG - 785th BS



  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-50717 Berlin Bound

    B-24 Liberator
    #2 engine caught fire during assembly on 15 February 1945 causing the a/c to crash with the William C. Lindhe Crew aboard. 6 KIA - 4 parachuted safely


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    15 February 1945


  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 02:04:02 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

466th BG Historian