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A-26B-20-DL #41-39207 Code: AN-V
attached to the 416th BG for conversion training.
Originally part of the A-26 Combat Eval. Project Squadron

Connections

Units

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 416th Bomb Group
  • 553rd Bomb Squadron
  • A-26 Combat Evaluation Project Squadron

    A-26 Combat Evaluation Project Squadron

    Squadron
    Eighteen crews were selected from the instructor crews at Barksdale Army Airfield to conduct ETO combat trials of the A-26 Invader. The crews were attached to, but not assigned to the 553rd BS of the 386th BG. While the host units provided logistical...

Locations

  • Melun

    Military site : airfield

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 March 2021 19:41:18 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.416th.com/CachatPhotos/Cachat_PLANE_CRASHES.html

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