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Digging out the main wheel of B-24H 41-29276 J4-T 'Rotten Socks' crash landed at Horsham when a main wheel blew out on its return from Friedrichshafen 16-Mar-44.

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Units

  • 458th Bomb Group

    458th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 458th Bomb Group (H) entered combat with the 8th Air Force in February 1944. Based at Horsham St. Faith in England, the combat crews participated in the decisive Campaigns 'Big Week', 'Big B', D-Day and the assault on Germany's oil industry waged...

  • 753rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Locations

  • Horsham St Faith

    Military site : airfield
    Horsham St Faith was an RAF Bomber Command Station opened in June 1940. It was home to Bristol Blenheim medium-bombers, and was for a time occupied by fighters, including those of No. 19 Squadron and No. 264 Squadron. From September 1942 the airfield...

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Date Contributor Update
03 April 2017 13:36:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.458bg.com/crew30manker.htm

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