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  • Harold Anderson

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Passenger
    Crashed due to unknown reasons near Devonshire on a ferry flight to Prestwick, Scotland on 2 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100409. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Joe Arwood

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    RTD 3 Sep 1944. B-17G #44-8272.

  • Eugene Baker

    Military | Sergeant | Passenger
    Crashed due to unknown reasons near Devonshire on a ferry flight to Prestwick, Scotland on 2 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100409. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Baker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer
    B-24J #42-110039 crashed during poor weather while attempting to land at Filton, Gloucestershire on a ferry flight from Marrakech, French Morocco to Valley on 14 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • John Bilonick

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Passenger
    Crashed due to unknown reasons near Devonshire on a ferry flight to Prestwick, Scotland on 2 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100409. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Riley Cannon

    Military | Corporal | Gunner
    Plane crash landed when it ran out of gas trying to land in Ireland on a ferry trip from Goose Bay Canada/Killed in Action (KIA)

  • James Corones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    3 December 1943 crashed off South Wales in C-47#42-100511 on flight from Marrakech. Ditched on Bristol Channel. 6 RTD

  • David Costa

    Military | Corporal | Ball Turret Gunner
    KIS. B-17G #44-8272.

  • Clarence Counsell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 303rd Bomb Group
    RTD 3 Sep 1944. B-17G #44-8272. Flew a total of 8 missions member of Joe Arwood's crew

  • Edward Coverdill

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Crashed due to unknown reasons near Devonshire on a ferry flight to Prestwick, Scotland on 2 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100409. RTD.

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Aircraft

  • 41-2595

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered MacDill 28/2/42; 97BG Sarasota 29/3/42; Ogden 7/7/42; 383BG Ainsworth 19/3/43; Wright-Patterson Fd 17/8/43, modified in 1944 to XC-108A experimental cargo a/c, bomb doors were sealed shut, armament removed, solid hinged nose piece and a large...

  • V3668

    Oxford
    Airspeed Oxford V3668, assigned to Air Transport Command USAAF.

  • 42-110039

    B-24 Liberator
    On 14 Mar 1944, B-24 42-110039 crashed at Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, during poor weather while attempting to land at Filton, Gloucestershire. The crew were a replacement 8th Air Force crew, on a ferry flight from Marrakech, French Morocco to Valley. Five...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / 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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