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MACR 9486
42-94974
"Off Limit's Again"
466th BG | 786th BS
12 Oct 1944

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...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Quinton Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Quinton Bailey served as a pilot with the 466th Bomb Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) when his aircraft, B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, was hit by flak and crashed at Osnabruck on 12 October 1944. ...

  • Paul Baus

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' 42-94974.

  • Thomas Chavis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974

  • Wallace Faires

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Left Waist Gunner
    Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Fearon Hanlon

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner
    Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Hergenhan

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974

  • Stanley Hittner

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974

  • William Jaeger

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer
    Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, Killed in Action (KIA). ...

  • Herminio Rodriguez

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974

  • Jack Walters

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974 Listed as 5'8" tall and 154 lbs on his draft registration card

Aircraft

  • 42-94974 Off Limit's Again

    B-24 Liberator
    Hit by flak. Witnesses described the aircraft as "one solid mass of flame from the leading edge of the wing all the way to the tail." A wing came off and the plane nosed into a spin. Then the broke off at the rear bomb bay wall. Witnesses said the crew...

Missions

  • 674

    12 October 1944
    Black Week

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
22 April 2020 20:52:15 Brad Sullivan Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

NARA: Missing Air Crew Reports (MACRs)

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