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Fearon J Hanlon

Military

Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Quinton Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    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. ...

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Units served with

  • 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

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...

Associated Place

  • 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...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Morris, MN 56267, USA 18 May 1917
Enlisted Morris, MN 56267, USA 10 February 1941
Killed in Action (KIA) Osnabrück, Germany 12 October 1944
Buried 1945
Buried Minneapolis, MN, USA 15 February 1949

Fort Snelling National Cemetery
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Plot: C-22, 0, 12761

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 August 2020 01:50:42 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
20 February 2018 21:46:11 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/2590/40479_646933_0465-02590?pid=20...

Date Contributor Update
19 July 2016 00:52:33 466thHistorian Changes to service number, highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Hanlon&GSfn=Fearon...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9488 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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