Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb 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...
The crash report showed there was over 400 gallons of fuel remaining in the tanks when this aircraft crashed. The accident committee determined the power failure was caused by the introduction of air into the cross feed system.
5 November 1944
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...
|Crash Landed/Seriously injured||Lenwade, Norwich NR9 5SH, UK||5 November 1944|
Campbell was seriously injured while returning from his first mission his fuel starved aircraft crash landed short of base.
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Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom
|27 September 2014 18:05:38||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 343