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B-24J-60-CF #44-10532 Code: 6L-E
466th BG - 787th BS
Crash landed by the Byron Johnson Crew on 5 Sept 1944 in France after being damaged by flak

Connections

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 605

    5 September 1944

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2018 00:53:42 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough
page 116

Date Contributor Update
13 June 2018 00:52:18 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Gerard Faux
"Attlebridge Diaries" - John Woolnough, page116 & 117

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