Shot down 22 March 1943 in B-17 #4229659 'Liberty Bell. ' Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). The assigned target was Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The plane was on its first mission being flown by 7 members of the 92nd BG/ 327th BS and 3 from the 91st BG. On its return from the mission, it was shot down with a rocket with a 15 second time fuse.
Units served with
The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...
||Fort Worth, Texas
||22 March 1943