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641st Bomb Squadron

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Stations

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Based Little Walden

Connections

People

  • Joseph Armistead

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 409th Bomb Group
    Joseph Armistead served as a pilot with the 641st Bomb Squadron of the 409th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Little Walden, England. On 11 June 1944, he was piloting A-20 43-9703 when it collided with A-20 43-9946 soon after take-off. Armistead died...

  • John Donnelly

    Military | Sergeant | 409th Bomb Group
    John Donnelly served with the 641st Bomb Squadron of the 409th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Little Walden, England. On 11 June 1944, he was flying in A-20 43-9703 when it collided with A-20 43-9946 soon after take-off. Donnelly died when the...

  • John Guy

    Military | Private | Crew chief | 409th Bomb Group
    Killed in a mid-air-collision on 29 November 1944. Guy was ferrying an A-26 Invader from BAD2 at Warton to Bretigny, France.

  • Albert Holiday

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial gunner | 409th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action in A-20G 43-9703

  • Kenneth Hubbard

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 409th Bomb Group
    Killed in a mid-air-collision on 29 November 1944. Hubbard was ferrying an A-26 Invader from BAD2 at Warton to Bretigny, France.

  • Arlin Pendleton

    Military | Staff Sergeant | 409th Bomb Group
    Arlin Pendleton served with the 641st Bomb Squadron of the 409th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Little Walden, England. On 11 June 1944, he was in A-20 43-9946 when it collided with A-20 43-99703 soon after take-off. Pendleton died when the...

  • Norman Zuber

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 409th Bomb Group
    Killed in a mid-air-collision on 29 November 1944. Zuber was ferrying an A-26 Invader from BAD2 at Warton to Bretigny, France.

Aircraft

  • 41-39282

    A-26 Invader

  • 43-9371

    A-20 Havoc
    Written off after crash landing due to engine failure at Little Walden (Sta 165) on 11 May 1944. Pilot John D. Little.

  • 43-9388

    A-20 Havoc
    Landing accident at Little Walden (Sta 165) on 2 June 1944. Pilot Robert W. Adams.

  • 43-9456

    A-20 Havoc
    Crashed after loss of control in prop wash 1 miles N of Girton, Cambridgeshire on 31 July 1944. Pilot Capt Robert W. Adams bailed out safely, but navigator 1Lt Robert P. Briffett, gunner SSgt George E. Mattingly and gunner SSgt Stephen McDowell were...

  • 43-9671

    A-20 Havoc

  • 43-9703

    A-20 Havoc
    On 11 June 1944, A-20 43-9703 collided with A-20 43-9946 over Little Walden airfield and crashed nearby. The pilot, Joseph R Armistead, died. The aircraft was salvaged 13 June 1944.

  • 43-9946

    A-20 Havoc
    On 11 June 1944, A-20 43-9946 collided with A-20 43-9703 over Little Walden airfield and crashed nearby. Pilot was Thomas A Beckett.

  • 43-22298

    A-26 Invader
    Crashed on Warton Marsh after a mid-air-collision with 43-22336. The aircraft were being ferried from BAD2 at Warton to Bretigny, France. Both members of the crew were killed. The aircraft was excavated by Channel 4's Time Team in July 2005.

  • 43-22336

    A-26 Invader
    Crashed on Warton Marsh after a mid-air-collision with 43-22298. The aircraft were being ferried from BAD2 at Warton to Bretigny, France. The pilot was killed in the incident. The aircraft was excavated by Channel 4's Time Team in July 2005.

  • 43-9713

    A-20 Havoc

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 16:04:46 rossingtonj Changes to type
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Type added.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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