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Casualties being removed from the crash site of the B-24D, 41-23738, Hot Stuff. Crashed into Mt. Fagradalsfjall on the Reykjanes peninsula, Iceland, after an aborted landing. 3 May 43.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Shannon

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    After completing their missions, the crew of 'Hot Stuff' B-24 #41-23728 was tasked with flying General Frank Andrews, commanding general of the USAAF in the ETO to the US. The plane crashed in Iceland killing all but the tailgunner. According to...

Aircraft

  • 41-23728 Hot Stuff

    B-24 Liberator
    The B-24D Liberator, Hot Stuff, was the 1st heavy bomber in the 8th Air Force to complete 25 missions, even though the B-17, Memphis Belle, wears the label. Hot Stuff, crashed into a mountain in bad weather on its way back to the United States to tour...

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Date Contributor Update
06 September 2021 14:17:03 Kickapoo Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
11 December 2016 13:12:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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