The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
B-24J-150-CO #44-40169 "Bottle Baby" Code: 5Z-I
492nd BG - 856th BS
Shot down 20 June 1944 - Milton K. Goodridge Crew
Military site : airfield
Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...
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