Evaded (EVD) Ran out of fuel and crashed at Noyelles on 7/11/44 in B-24 41-28713.
S/sgt. Donald C. Carter is mentioned by in a publication by Conrad J. Kersch. While he was in the same house in France, Donald had both broken ankles set. Conrad carried him from room to room for meals, etc. Donald had to be moved for security purposes because of the nosey next door neighbour.
See The Albert De Groote Story by Conrad J.Kersch for further reading.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
Homer Badgett was co-pilot on B-24 Serial 41-28713 of 389th Bomber Group / 564th Bomber Squadron, short on fuel on return from Badgett's 17th mission on 11 July 1944 to the Munich marshalling yards.
Military | Captain | Pilot, / Command Pilot | 389th Bomb Group
Assigned to 564BS, 389BG, 8AF USAAF. Ran out of fuel and crashed at Noyelles on 11-Jul-44 in B-24 41-28713 Evaded (EVD).
Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.
Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier | 303rd Bomb Group
Hit by flak just after bombs away on a mission to Wizernes, France on 26 Mar 1944, B-17G 42-31929 'Tennessee Hillbilly' crashed N of St. Omer after the crew baled out. Evaded capture (EVD).
Units served with
The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...
B-24 Serial 41-28713 of 389th Bomber Group / 564th Bomber Squadron, short on fuel on return from the mission of 11 July 1944 to the Munich marshalling yards. The plane exploded and crashed near Noyelles-lès-Seclin, about 5km southwest of Lille, France ...
||Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
||11 July 1944