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446th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Aircraft:B-24
Group Emblem:
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Wing:20th Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:2nd Bombardment Division
Airfield(s)
Squadrons:704th Bombardment Squadron
705th Bombardment Squadron
706th Bombardment Squadron
707th Bombardment Squadron
Tail Marking:
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Details:Trained for overseas duty with B-14's. Moved to England, Oct-Nov 1943, and assigned to Eighth AF.

Operated chiefly against strategic objectives on the Continent from Dec 1943 until Apr 1945. Targets included U-boat installations at Kiel, the port at Bremen, a chemical plant at Ludwigshafen, ball-bearing works at Berlin, aero-engine plants at Rostock, aircraft factories at Munich, marshalling yards at Coblenz, motor works at Ulm, and oil refineries at Hamburg. Besides strategic missions, the group often carried out support and interdictory operations. Supported the Normandy invasion in Jun 1944 by attacking strong points, bridges, airfields, transportation, and other targets in France. Aided ground forces at Caen and St Lo during Jul by hitting bridges, gun batteries, and enemy troops.

Dropped supplies to Allied troops near Nijmegen during the airborne attack on Holland in Sep. Bombed marshalling yards, bridges, and road junctions during the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944-Jan 1945.

Dropped supplies to airborne and ground troops near Wesel during the Allied assault across the Rhine in Mar 1945. Flew last combat mission on 25 Apr, attacking a bridge near Salzburg. Returned to the US, Jun-Jul. Inactivated on 18 Aug 1945.

    Commanders:
  • Lt Col Arthur Y Snell, 25 Apr 1943
  • Col Jacob Brogger, 28 Sep 1943
  • Col Troy W Crawford, 23 Sep 1944

Air Force Combat Units of World War II, Maurer, Maurer: USAF, 1986

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 48

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1December 16, 1943VIII BC 156Bremen, Germany port area
2December 20, 1943VIII BC 159Bremen, Germany port area1
3December 22, 1943VIII BC 161Marshalling yards at Osnabruck and Munster, Germany2
4December 24, 1943VIII BC 164Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
5December 30, 1943VIII BC 169Ludwigshafen port area
6December 31, 1943VIII BC 171Airfields in France2
7January 04, 19448AF BC 174Targets in Germany
8January 05, 19448AF BC 176Kiel shipyards and industrial area
9January 07, 19448AF BC 178I G Farben plant at Ludwigshafen, Germany
10January 11, 19448AF FC FO 182Aviation targets in Germany
11January 14, 19448AF BC 183Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
12January 21, 19448AF BC 187Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
13January 28, 19448AF BC 195Bonniere V-weapons site
14January 29, 19448AF BC 198Frankfurt Industrial area
15January 30, 19448AF BC 200Aviation targets in Brunswick, Germany
16January 31, 19448AF 203St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
17February 04, 19448AF 208Frankfurt railroad marshalling yards1
18February 05, 19448AF 210Airfields in France
19February 06, 19448AF 212Airfields in France
20February 08, 19448AF 214Siracourt and Watten V-weapons sites; Frankfurt marshaling yards
21February 10, 19448AF 216Brunswick industrial area
22February 11, 19448AF 218Siracourt V-weapons site; Frankfurt area marshaling yards
23February 13, 19448AF 221Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
24February 20, 19448AF 226Tutow and Rostock airfields; Aviation industry in Germany
25February 21, 1944B228Airfields in Germany
26February 22, 19448AF 230Aviation targets in Germany
27February 24, 19448AF 233Schweinfurt industrial area2
28February 25, 19448AF 235Aviation targets in Germany1
29February 28, 19448AF 237Ecalles sur Buchy V-weapons site
30March 02, 19448AF 244Frankfurt, Germany marshaling yards
31March 03, 19448AF 246Wilhelmshaven, Germany port area
32March 05, 19448AF 248Airfields in France
33March 06, 19448AF 250Berlin industrial areas1
34March 08, 19448AF 252Berlin industrial areas3
35March 09, 19448AF 253Berlin industrial areas
36March 13, 19448AF 257Poix airfield in France
37March 16, 19448AF 262Augsburg, Germany and T/Os
38March 18, 19448AF 264Aviation targets in Germany1
39March 20, 19448AF 269Frankfurt industrial area
40March 22, 19448AF 273Berlin aviation industry areas2
41March 23, 19448AF 275Brunswick aviation targets
42March 24, 19448AF 277German industrial area and French airfields
43March 29, 19448AF 284Brunswick industrial area and Watten V-weapons site
44April 01, 19448AF 287Ludwigshafen chemical industry
45April 06, 19448AF 290Watten V-weapons site
46April 08, 19448AF 291Aviation targets in Germany2
47April 09, 19448AF 293Aviation targets in Germany
48April 10, 19448AF 295Airfields in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany
49April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany2
50April 13, 19448AF 301Schweinfurt industrial area
51April 18, 19448AF 306Watten V-weapons site
52April 18, 19448AF 306Aviation targets in Germany
53April 19, 19448AF 308Aviation targets in Germany
54April 20, 19448AF 309V-weapon sites in France
55April 22, 19448AF 311Hamm, Germany marshaling yards
56April 24, 19448AF 315Aviation targets in Germany
57April 25, 19448AF 317Marshaling yards in Germany and airfields in France
58April 26, 19448AF 319Brunswick industrial area and Cologne
59April 27, 19448AF 323Marshaling yards and airfields in France
60April 27, 19448AF 322Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
61April 29, 19448AF 327Berlin city area1
62May 01, 19448AF 333Marshaling yards in France
63May 01, 19448AF 332V-weapon sites in France (CROSSBOW)
64May 06, 19448AF 340Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
65May 07, 19448AF 342Berlin targets of opportunity, Munster and Osnabruck industrial areas
66May 08, 19448AF 344Targets in Germany
67May 09, 19448AF 347Marshaling yards and airfields in France, Belgium and Luxembourg
68May 11, 19448AF 350Marshaling yards and airfields in France
69May 12, 19448AF 353German oil industry targets
70May 13, 19448AF 355Oil production facilities in Germany and Czechoslovakia
71May 19, 19448AF 358Targets in Germany: Factories and Wilhelm-Strasse Railroad Station
72May 21, 19448AF 360V-weapon sites in France
73May 23, 19448AF 364Airfields and rail targets in France1
74May 24, 19448AF 367Airfields in France and Financial District, Admiralty, War Offices in Berlin area
75May 25, 19448AF 370Airfields, rail targets and coastal batteries in France1
76May 27, 19448AF 373Rail targets in Germany and France
77May 28, 19448AF 376Oil production facilities in Germany
78May 29, 19448AF 379Aviation and oil targets in Germany
79May 30, 19448AF 380Industry in Germany, rail targets in France and Belgium
80May 31, 19448AF 382Aviation and rail targets in Germany; rail targets in France and Belgium
81June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
82June 03, 19448AF 388Pas de Calais defenses
83June 04, 19448AF 389Pas de Calais coastal defenses
84June 04, 19448AF 390Pas de Calais coastal defenses
85June 05, 19448AF 392Le Havre, Caen, Boulogne, Cherbourg coastal defenses
86June 06, 19448AF 394Coastal targets in invasion area
87June 07, 19448AF 397, 398Tactical targets in NW France
88June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France1
89June 10, 19448AF 403Tactical targets in France, airfields and chokepoints
90June 11, 19448AF 405Airfields and rail targets in Paris, Brittany and Loire valley
91June 12, 19448AF 407Airfields and bridges in France1
92June 14, 19448AF 412Airfields in France and the low countries; supply sites in France
93June 15, 19448AF 414Airfields and rail targets in France; Oil targets in Germany
94June 16, 19448AF 416Airfields and NOBALL targets in France
95June 17, 19448AF 419Airfields in France
96June 17, 19448AF 418Airfields in France
97June 18, 19448AF 421Oil targets in Germany
98June 20, 19448AF 425Oil and industrial targets in Germany, V-weapons sites in France3
99June 21, 19448AF 428Oil production facilities in Germany; first Shuttle mission to USSR (Operation FRANTIC)1
100June 21, 19448AF 429Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites1
101June 22, 19448AF 432Industry and airfields in NW France
102June 24, 19448AF 439Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
103June 24, 19448AF 438Oil production facilities in Germany, bridges and airfields in France
104June 25, 19448AF 441, 442Airfields and electric power installtions in France
105June 28, 1944VIII 445Airfields, supply dumps, bridges in Paris area; Saarbrucken rail targets
106June 29, 19448AF 447Strategic targets in Leipzig area
107July 02, 19448AF 450Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
108July 05, 19448AF 453Airfields in Holland and Belgium; Noball and rail targets in France
109July 06, 19448AF 455V-weapon sites in France; Kiel shipyards
110July 11, 19448AF 466Munich and southern Germany2
111July 12, 19448AF 469Munich and southern Germany1
112July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
113July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area
114July 17, 19448AF 478 and 479Tactical targets in France; V-weapons sites in Pas-de-Calais
115July 18, 19448AF 481Tactical targets in France; Kiel oil targets; Peenemunde area1
116July 19, 19448AF 482Industrial targets in W and SW Germany
117July 20, 19448AF 484Oil and industrial targets in W Germany
118July 21, 19448AF 486Aircraft industry, airfields and ball-bearing plants in SW Germany3
119July 24, 19448AF 492Tactical support for Operation COBRA
120July 25, 19448AF 494Tactical support for Operation COBRA
121July 28, 19448AF 501Targets in Belgium, France and Germany
122July 29, 19448AF 503Oil targets in Germany and airfields in France
123July 31, 19448AF 507Targets in Germany and airfields in France1
124August 01, 19448AF 508Airfields, bridges, tactical targets in France
125August 02, 19448AF 510, 511Tactical targets in France
126August 05, 19448AF 519, 520, 521Strategic targets in Germany, V-weapons site, GH test1
127August 06, 19448AF 524Refineries and factories in Germany; Noball targets in France
128August 07, 19448AF 527, 528Fuel dumps, bridges in France; GH test
129August 08, 19448AF 530, 8AF 531Airfields and Noball targets in France
130August 10, 19448AF 537Fuel dumps and bridges SE of Paris
131August 12, 19448AF 545Metz and airfields in central and eastern France
132August 13, 19448AF 548, 549, 550Support of Ground troops near Le Havre; transportation around Paris
133August 14, 19448AF 552Airfield, rail in France; aviation and oil plants in Germany
134August 15, 19448AF 554Airfields in Germany and the Low Countries
135August 16, 19448AF 556Oil refineries and aircraft plants in Germany
136August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany1
137August 25, 19448AF 570Aircraft component plants2
138August 26, 19448AF 575, 576, 577, 578, 575: Brest gun batteries; 576: oil, fuel, chemicals; 577: bridge; 578: TV bombs3
139September 10, 19448AF 619, 8AF 620Targets in Stuttgart area1
140September 12, 19448AF 626Attacks on Germany oil industry
141September 13, 19448AF 628Oil and industrial target in southern Germany
142September 18, 19448AF 639Re-supply of US airborne forces in the Nijmegan-Eindhoven area
143September 21, 19448AF 44Targets in western Germany
144September 22, 19448AF 645Vehicle factories in Kassel, Germany
145September 25, 19448AF 647Rail targets in western Germany and oil plant at Ludwigshafen
146September 26, 19448AF 648Rail targets and vehicle factories in western Germany2
147September 27, 19448AF 650Industry and transportation targets in western Germany
148September 28, 19448AF 652Oil and vehicle plants in central Germany
149September 30, 19448AF 655Rail and aviation targets in western Germany
150October 02, 19448AF 658; 8AF 659Industrial targets in Cologne and Kassel; Hamm marshaling yard
151October 03, 19448AF 662Airfields and industrial targets in Germany
152October 05, 19448AF 665Industry, airfields and railways in Germany
153October 06, 19448AF 667Industry in northern Germany
154October 07, 19448AF 669Oil installations and vehicle plants
155October 09, 19448AF 670Industrial targets in south and central Germany
156October 12, 19448AF 674Airfield and marshalling yard
157October 14, 19448AF 676, 8AF 677Rail targets in Germany
158October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area
159October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
160October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz1
161October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
162October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
163October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
164October 30, 19448AF 693Oil industry in Germany
165November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany
166November 04, 19448AF 700Oil installations in western Germany1
167November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
168November 06, 19448AF 704Oil installations in western Germany
169November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
170November 10, 19448AF 709Airfield in western Germany
171November 11, 19448AF 712Oil and rail targets in western Germany
172November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany1
173November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
174November 26, 19448AF 725Rail and oil installation in western Germany
175November 29, 19448AF 729Rail and oil targets Germany
176November 30, 19448AF 731Rail and oil targets Germany1
177December 02, 19448AF 734Rail marshaling yards in Germany2
178December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
179December 05, 19448AF 728, 8AF 729Berlin weapons works and Munster rail yards; 729: Aphrodite op
180December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
181December 10, 19448AF 745Rail targets in Germany
182December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
183December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany
184December 19, 19448AF 756Tactical targets in the Ardennes to impede German offensive
185December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
186December 25, 19448AF 761Communication and rail targets west of the Rhine
187December 26, 19448AF 762Rail targets behind battle area
188December 27, 19448AF 764Rail targets in western Germany1
189December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany
190December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
191December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
192December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
193January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
194January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
195January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
196January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
197January 08, 19458AF 787Comm centers, rail targets, bridges in western Germany
198January 13, 19458AF 791Marshalling yards and Rhine rail bridges
199January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
200January 15, 19458AF 794Marshalling yards in Germany
201January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
202January 21, 19458AF 803Industry and rail targets in central Germany
203January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
204January 31, 19458AF 813Aborted due to weather
205February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
206February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
207February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
208February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
209February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
210February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany
211February 19, 19458AF 835Oil, industry and rail targets
212February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
213February 22, 19458AF 841Operation Clarion: major attack on German rail and road targets
214February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission1
215February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
216February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
217February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
218February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
219February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
220March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
221March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works
222March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany
223March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets
224March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
225March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
226March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
227March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites
228March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
229March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
230March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
231March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
232March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
233March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
234March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area
235March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
236March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
237March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
238March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
239March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
240March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine2
241March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
242March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
243April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
244April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields1
245April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
246April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
247April 08, 19458AF 932Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
248April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
249April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin
250April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
251April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
252April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
253April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
254April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
255April 18, 19458AF 959Rail targets in Germany
256April 19, 19458AF 961Rail targets in Germany
257April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
258April 21, 19458AF 963Jet airfields and rail targets in southeast Germany
259April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:59

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11943-11-20Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29160).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Ghenes, John (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21943-12-16Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7539).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Schopfer, Percy H.
Notes: crash landing out of gas.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-01-28Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29147).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Paltz, Robert E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-03-14Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29144).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Phillips, Howard K.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-04-18Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29150).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Beyer, Melvin L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-04-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50306).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Case, Wayne I.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-04-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7610).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Jensen, Clark H.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Thorpe Abbots/ 1mi W England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-05-08Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29155).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: .
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-06-07Aircraft: B-24H (#42-51116).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Zeller, Robert A.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Bungay/2 1/2mi SW Sta 125 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-06-10Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7659).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Jones, Dana L.
Notes: killed in crash due to engine failure.
Location: Metfield/ 1mi NW England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-06-10Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95390).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Maier, Ralph E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-07-16Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95390).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Knopf, Alfred (NMI).
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-08-02Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50316).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Curry, Deane G.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Seething, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-08-04Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94988).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Linko, George A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Hardwick, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-08-13Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95105).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Martin, Donald R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-08-24Aircraft: UC-64 (#44-70260).
Organization: 460SD / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Mattes, George J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-09-02Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29144).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Bane, William A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-09-02Aircraft: B-24J (#42-110043).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Reed, Roy A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-09-17Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7587W).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Woodis, Boyd L Jr.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-10-05Aircraft: B-24H (#41-28978).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Rust, William L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-10-10Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52583).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Kusch, George E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-10-15Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7616W).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Jens, Henry P.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-10-25Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29411).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Cheffer, Donald J.
Notes: killed in landing accident.
Location: RAF Woodvale England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-11-12Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52594).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Wingrove, Ralph L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251944-11-23Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7654W).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Clowry, John P.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261944-11-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-51073).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Scott, Richard E J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271944-11-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95105).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Lawson, Richard E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281944-12-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50330).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Andrews, Jerome C.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291945-01-01Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29524).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Blumberg, Harold G.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301945-01-07Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7587).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Gigstead, Elman W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311945-01-09Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95306).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Puschock, Andrew (NMI) Jr.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Whittlesford {L913676} England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321945-01-16Aircraft: B-24J (#44-10617).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Murphy, John R.
Notes: crashed due to engine failure.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331945-01-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7654).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Crawford, Rodman L.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341945-01-31Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50713).
Organization: 705BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Wingrove, Ralph L.
Notes: bailed out due to weather.
Location: Snape Village/ 1/2mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
351945-02-01Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94920).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: King, Mancel W.
Notes: bailed out due to structural failure.
Location: Blythburgh/3mi WSW England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
361945-02-15Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95197).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Lawson, Richard E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Beccles England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
371945-02-25Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50434).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Kubinciak, Adam R.
Notes: bailed out-engine failure.
Location: Raydon/ 3mi SE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
381945-03-09Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50852).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Needham, James C.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
391945-04-11Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50790).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Free, Robert J.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Harleston/ 2mi S England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
401945-04-11Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51909).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Barron, John R.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Harleston/ 2mi S England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
411945-04-14Aircraft: UC-64A (#44-70260).
Organization: 460Sd / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Borkoski, Henry S.
Notes: ground looped.
Location: Debden, Essex England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
421945-04-22Aircraft: RA-35B (#41-31390).
Organization: 815AES / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Tatosian, Krekor (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
431945-04-23Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95324).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Nevin, William B.
Notes: crashed belly landing.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
441945-04-26Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95121).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Potis, Wilfred D.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: RAF Gransden Ldg/ 1 1/2NE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
451945-05-04Aircraft: B-24J (#44-48830).
Organization: 704BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Inlow, Burdett S.
Notes: crash [of unknown type].
Location: RAF Melton Mowbray/5mi S England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
461945-05-08Aircraft: B-24JSH (#42-51933).
Organization: 706BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Haug, Ralph C.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
471945-05-28Aircraft: B-24JSH (#42-95547).
Organization: 707BS / 446BG of Bungay, Suffolk.
Pilot: Moyer, James H Jr.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Bungay, Suffolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
481945-06-17Aircraft: B-24J (#42-110018).
Organization: / 446BG of .
Pilot: Kellogg, Ransford W.
Notes: missing in service [often a macr].
Location: Valley AD to Lagens Atlantic Ocean.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Aircraft

  • These are aircraft that were in this group at one time
  • List is in serial number order
  • Aircraft may be listed more than once if there are notes from multiple sources.
MODELSERIAL #A/C NAMEGROUPSQUADRONAC CODEMACR REPORT #
Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28814n/a446BG 705BS13537
28814 (446th BG, 705th BS) lost Mar 24, 1945 on mission to Wessel, Germany. MACR 13537
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29124Connie446BG 707BS6159
29124 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Connie*) shot down by AAA Jun 21, 1944 on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany and crashed into Zuider Zee. MACR 6159. 9 KIA, 1 POW. Wreckage recovered 1997:Vijfhuizen
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29128Lady Luck446BG 704BS
29128 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Lady Luck*) hit by by AAA Oct 15, 1944 on mission to Cologne and made emergency landing at St. Trond, Belgium. AAA killed 3 of the crew.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29140Banger446BG 705BS5250
29140 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Banger*) shot down by AAA on return from mission to Mulhouse May 25, 1944. 5 crew POW, 5 evaded. MACR 5250.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29151Joker446BG 705BS3336
29151 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Joker*) crashed on mission to Berlin Mar 22, 1944. 1 KIA, 9 POW. MACR 3336
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29154The Big Drip446BG n/a
29154 (446th BG, *The Big Drip*) crashed on takeoff on mission to Andernech Jan 1, 1945. All 10 crew killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29177Ginger446BG 706BS8471
29177 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Ginger*) shot down by AAA over Ludwigshafen, Germany Aug 26, 1944. 5 KIA, 5 POW. MACR 8471.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-10-CF Liberator41-29292n/a446BG 705BS2964
29292 (446th BG, 705th BS) shot down Mar 8, 1944 on mission to Erkner, Germany. All crew KIA. MACR 2964
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29411n/a446BG 704BS
29411 (704th BS, 446th BG) crashed on landing at RAF Woodvale Oct 25, 1944, 5 injured, 7 killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29543n/a446BG n/a
29543 (446th BG) crashed in England Apr 27, 1944 while returning from mission to Blainville Apr 27, 1944. 8 of 10 aboard killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-80-CO Liberator42-100231n/a446BG 707BS2965
100231 (446th BG, 707th BS) lost Mar 8, 1944 on mission to Erkner, Germany. MACR 2965
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-85-CO Liberator42-100282n/a446BG 704BS2954
100282 (446th BG, 704th BS) shot down by AAA Feb 24, 1944 on mission to Gotha, Germany. 2 KIA, 8 POW. MACR 2954
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-90-CO Liberator42-100288Major Hoopo446BG 707BS2966
100288 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Major Hoopo*) damaged by fighter attack west of Berlin Mar 6, 1944. Forced to abort mission. Ditched in North Sea on return. 7 of 10 crew KIA. MACR 2966.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-90-CO Liberator42-100306War Goddess446BG n/a3337
100306 (446th BG, *War Goddess*) interned in Sweden Mar 22, 1944 on mission to Berlin. MACR 3337
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-90-CO Liberator42-100315Quivering Box446BG 705BS7250
100315 (446th BG, , 705th BS, *Quivering Box*) shot down by AAA on mission to Munich Jul 21, 1944. 8 KIA, 3 POW. MACR 7250.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100347Lil' Max446BG 707BS9431
100347 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Lil' Max*) shot down by AAA Sep 26, 1944 at Rijswij, near The Hague, Netherlands on mission to Hamm, Germany. MACR 9431 2 KIA, 4 POW, 5 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100360n/a446BG 706BS4485
100360 (446th BG, 706th BS) shot down Apr 29, 1944 on mission to Berlin. MACR 4485. Crashed at Ruhen, north of Wolfsburg. 3 KIA, 7 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109830n/a446BG 704BS5482
109830 (446th BG, 704th BS) went down in English Channel Jun 8, 1944 on mission to Granville, France. 5 killed, 5 rescued by French fishermen but later captured by enemy. MACR 5482.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-130-CO Liberator42-110071T.S.446BG n/a
110071 (446th BG, *T.S.*) shot hit by AAA and crashlanded at Bredfield airbase Sep 21, 1944. All 10 onboard killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-135-CO Liberator42-110093Black Magic446BG 706BS11330
110093 (446th BG, , 706th BS, *Black Magic*) crashed at Longuyon, France Dec 11, 1944 on mission to Karlsruhe. 11 KIA. MACR 11330.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50306n/a446BG n/a
50306 (446th BG) crashed on takeoff on mission to Blainville Apr 27, 1944, killing all 10 onboard plus 2 RAF men on ground.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50318n/a446BG n/a8472
50318 (446th BG) shot down by flak on mission to Lugwigshaven, Germany Aug 26, 1944 and crashed in Belgium. MACR 8472. 6 KIA, 2 POW, 2 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50330n/a446BG n/a
50330 (446th BG) crashed on takeoff Dec 27, 1944. Pilot killed
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-401-CF Liberator42-50477Temptation446BG n/a9432
50477 (446th BG, *Temptation*) shot down by AAA Sep 26, 1944 on mission to Hamm, Germany. MACR 9432. All 11 crew POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50545n/a446BG n/a
50545 (446th BG) crashed Mar 24, 1945 on mission to Wessel, Germany
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50667Dodgin' Don446BG 706BS
50667 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Dodgin' Don*) salvaged Jan 15, 1945 as a result of incident Den 31, 1944.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50681Slightly Dangerous446BG n/a9633
50681 (446th BG, *Slightly Dangerous*) shot down by AAA Oct 19, 1944 on mission to Mainz, Germany. 3 KIA, 7 POW. MACR 9633
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50735Queen of Angels446BG 704BS14181
50735 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Queen of Angels*) lost Mar 24, 1945 on mission to Wessel, Germany. 8 KIA, one returned safely. MACR 14181
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-50790n/a446BG 706BS
50790 (446th BG, 706th BS) in midair collision with B-24 42-51909 Apr 11, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-50852n/a446BG 706BS
50852 (446th BG, 706th BS) salvaged Mar 9/10, 1945 after the right main landing gear buckled while on the hardstand.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator42-51086n/a446BG 706BS8473
51086 (446th BG, 706th BS) lost Aug 25, 1944. 4 KIA, 7 POW. MACR 8473
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator42-51100n/a446BG 706BS11054
51100 (446th BG, 706th BS, 'Tiger') lost Dec 2, 1944 on mission to Bingen. All crew KIA. MACR 11054 May have collided with 42-95105
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51115n/a446BG 706BS11347
51115 (446th BG, 706th BS) crashed in Chicourt, Lorraine, France Nov 30, 1944 after flak hit near Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany. MACR 11347. 2 KIA, 8 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51116n/a446BG n/a
51116 (446th BG) crashed on takeoff Jun 7, 1944 on mission to Alencon, France. 8 of 10 crew killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51184n/a446BG 705BS
51184 (446th BG, 705th BS) force landed at Brussels/Melsbroek Dec 10, 1944. Salvaged Jan 2, 1945. May have been one of the planes strafed by Germans Jan 1, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51213n/a446BG n/a
51213 (446th BG) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944 on mission to Politz
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51257n/a446BG n/a
51257 (446th BG) shot down by AAA on mission to Munich Jul 21, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51272Dear Marion446BG 706BS11148
51272 (*Dear Marion*, 446th BG, 706th BS) crashed in Neunkirchen, Saarland, Germany Nov 30, 1944 after flak hit near Neunkirchen. MACR 11148 10 KIA, 1 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51278Pistol Packin' Bomma II446BG 707BS8289
51278 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Pistol Packin' Bomma II*) shot down by AAA Aug 24, 1944 on mission to Brunswick Germany. MACR 8289.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51312n/a446BG 706BS11252
51312 (446th BG, 706th BS) hit by AAA on mission to Kaiserslautern Dec 27, 1944 and crew forced to bail out. MACR 11252. 6 crew POW 4 landed in Allied territory and returned to base
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51356Lassie Come Home446BG 707BS10161
51356 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Lassie Come Home*) shot down by AAA on mission to Misburg Nov 4, 1944. 6 KIA, 4 POW. MACR 10161.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-15-FO Liberator42-51909n/a446BG 706BS
51909 (446th BG, 706th BS) in midair collision with B-24 42-50790 Apr 11, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52467Hula Wahina II446BG 704BS7826
52467 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Hula Wahina II*) shot down by AAA Jul 31, 1944 on mission to Ludwigshaven, Germany. MACR 7826. 3 KIA, 7 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52566Shack Rat446BG 786BS
52566 (446th BG, 786th BS, *Shack Rat*) damaged by flak, wrecked when crashlanded at Attlebridge Apr 19, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52594Naughty Nan446BG 705BS
52594 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Naughty Nan*) DBR when crashelanded at Bungay (date unknown) after undercarriage failed to lower during local flight.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52598n/a446BG 705BS
52598 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Guess Who's Here) lost due to technical failure July 12, 1944 near Hutting, Germany. MACR 6940. Pilot KIA. rest of crew POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52733n/a446BG n/a6161
52733 (446th BG) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944 on mission to Politz. MACR 6161
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52746Shoo Shoo Baby446BG n/a
52746 (446th BG, *Shoo Shoo Baby*) crashed in Belgium Dec 27, 1944 on mission to Kaiserslautern. All parachuted to safety.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52772Happy Go Lucky446BG n/a8474
52772 (446th BG, *Happy Go Lucky*) lost Aug 25, 1944 in North Sea on mission to Rostock, Germany. All 10 KIA. MACR 8474.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7494Bumbs Away446BG 704BS1735
7494 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Bumbs Away*) hit by AAA over Texel on mission to Bremen then slid into B-24 of 392nd BG and sheering its tail turret, regained control but crashed into North Sea off Netherlands on return Dec 20, 1943 and 10 KIA. MACR 1735
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7539Ye Old Thunder Mug446BG 704BS
7539 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Ye Old Thunder Mug*) ran out of fuel and crashlanded near Bungay, UK Dec 16, 1943
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7542Black Widow446BG 707BS2248
7542 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Black Widow*) shot down Feb 4, 1944 near Amiens, France by Radener in Fw 190A-8. 5 KIA, 5 POW. MACR 2248
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7572Werefolf/Princess O/Rourke446BG 705BS3782
7572 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Werefolf/Princess O/Rourke*) shot down by AAA Apr 11, 1944, Diepholz, Germany. MACR 3782.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7574Henry's Pride446BG n/a
7574 (446th BG, *Henry's Pride*) damaged by cannon fire Feb 24, 1944 on mission to Gotha, Germany. Crew bailed out over England but pilot crashed with the plane and was killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7576Blackdog* to 446th BG, 705th B446BG 700BS
7576 (from 44tth BG, 700th BS, *Blackdog* to 446th BG, 705th BS, *Stardust*) survived WW2
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7577Buzz Buggy446BG 706BS1679
7577 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Buzz Buggy*) crashed on mission to Mimizan, France Dec 31, 1943. 10 KIA. MACR 1679.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7578Hula Wahine446BG n/a
7578 (446th BG, *Hula Wahine*) lost superchargers on mission to Frankfurt, Germann. Attacked by enemy fighters over Belgium Jan 29, 1944. Crash-landed at RAF with 2 injured crewmen.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7581Flak Bait446BG 706BS1680
7581 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Flak Bait*) shot down at Marcillac, France Dec 31, 1943 on mission to Cognac, France. 1 KIA, 7 POW, 2 evaded. MACR 1680
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7583Wee Willie446BG 707BS5251
7583 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Wee Willie*) lost on mission to Orleans May 23, 1944. Bombs were dropped through closed bomb bay doors, and a piece of the damage door struck the tail, causing the aircraft to go into an unrecoverable spin. 10 KIA. MACR 5251
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7584Merle Lee446BG n/a
7584 (446th BG, *Merle Lee*) damaged by AAA Jan 21, 1944 and crashlanded in UK. Salvaged.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7589Rigor Mortis446BG 705BS2952
7589 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Rigor Mortis*) shot down by AAA Feb 25, 1944 on mission to Furth Germany. Crew POW. MACR 2952
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7592Sweet Moonbeam McSwine446BG 705BS
7592 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Sweet Moonbeam McSwine*) survived WW2
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7595n/a446BG 706BS2963
7595 (446th BG, 706th BS) lost Mar 8, 1944 on mission to Erkner, Germany. MACR 2963
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7607The Spirit of '77446BG 705BS
7607 (446th BG, 705th BS, *The Spirit of '77*) returned to USA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7608Freckle Face446BG 705BS
7608 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Freckle Face*) returned to USA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7610Satan's Sister446BG n/a
7610 (446th BG, *Satan's Sister*) crashed in England Apr 27, 1944 on mission to Wizernes, France. 2 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7611Silver Dollar446BG 704BS2009
7611 (446th BG, 704th BS *Silver Dollar*) lost Dec 22, 1943, Germany when hit from above by bomb dropped from another aircraft. 8 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 2009.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7613Mi Akin Ass446BG 704BS2008
7613 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Mi Akin Ass*) hit by AAA and crashed at Noordwijk, W of Groening, Netherlands Dec 22, 1943. 3 KIA, 7 POW. MACR 2008
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7620The Princess446BG 706BS3931
7620 (446th BG, 706th BS, *The Princess*) lost Apr 8, 1944 on mission to Brunswick, Germany. MACR 3931.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7625Happy go Lucky446BG 705BS3335
7625 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Happy go Lucky*) interned in Switzerland Mar 18, 1944. MACR 3335.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7640n/a446BG 707BS1252
7640 (446th BG, 707th BS) shot down by two Fw 190A-6s of JG 2/12 at Brest, France Nov 18, 1943. MACR 1252. 2 KIA, 10 POW, 2 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7651Brown Knowser446BG n/a
7651 (446th BG, *Brown Knowser*) crashed near field on return from mission to Wimereux, France Jun 10, 1944. 1 killed, 9 parachuted to safety.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7654Fearless Freddie446BG n/a
7654 after combat career ended, became formation assembly ship *Fearless Freddie* of 446th BG. Crahed Jan 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7659Brown Knowser446BG 705BS
7659 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Brown Knowser*) crashed at Metfield, UK Jun 10, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7679The Beast446BG 704BS3930
7679 (446th BG, 704th BS, *The Beast*) lost Apr 8, 1944 on mission to Brunswick Germany. MACR 3930.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-94765n/a446BG 705BS6162
94765 (446th BG, 705th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944 on mission to Politz. MACR 6162. Returned to Burtonwood Jun 6, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94859n/a446BG 705BS5802
94859 (446th BG, 705th BS) shot down by AAA and fighters on mission to Rennes/Ploermel, France Jun 12, 1944. 5 KIA, 1 POW, 4 evaded. MACR 5802
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94920Callipygia446BG n/a
94920 (446th BG, *Callipygia*) crashed Hinton, UK Jan 20, 1945 while on training mission. All crew bailed out successfully
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94936Lil Snooks446BG 707BS12243
94936 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Lil Snooks*) shot down by AAA Feb 3, 1945 on mission to Magdeburg, Germany. 9 bailed out over Allied territory, 1 POW. MACR 12243
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94941Pin-Up Girl446BG 705BS13853
94941 (446th BG, 705th BS, *Pin-Up Girl*) lost Apr 5, 1945 on mission to Bayreuth, Germany. 4 KIA, 4 POW (one escaped). MACR 13853
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94994Dissapated Duck446BG 707BS6939
94994 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Dissapated Duck*) shot down during mission to Munich, Germany Jul 11, 1944. Pilot killed by German ground troops, remaining 9 crew members POW. MACR 6939
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95058White Lit'nin446BG 705BS
95058 (446th BG, 705th BS, *White Lit'nin*) made wheels-up landing at Woolbridge after hydraulic system failed during local flight Condemned for salvage Mar 30, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95059n/a446BG 705BS
95059 (446th BG, 705th BS) crash-landed in Spain Jun 13, 1945 after losing an engine on its way back to USA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95105She's Mine446BG 704BS11053
95105 (446th BG, 704th BS, *She's Mine*) lost Dec 2, 1944 on mission to Bingen, Germany. All crew KIA. MACR 11053. May have collided with 42-51100.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95175n/a446BG n/a
95175 (446th BG) damaged by AAA on mission to Bolgne/Calais/Tingry, France Jun 25, 1944. Returned to base and belly landed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95178Wedding Belle446BG n/a
95178 (446th BG, *Wedding Belle*) crashed in English Channel Dec 12, 1944. All ll KIA.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95180Satan's Little Sister446BG 706BS10408
95180 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Satan's Little Sister*) shot down by AAA Nov 21, 1944 over IJsselmeer, Netherlands on mission to Hamburg. 7 KIA, 2 evaded. MACR 10408.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95188Maximum Effort446BG 706BS7249
95188 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Maximum Effort*) shot down by AAA on mission to Munich Jul 21, 1944. 2 KIA, 8 POW. MACR 7249.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95190Carolyn Sue446BG 707BS7888
95190 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Carolyn Sue*) shot down by AAA Aug 5, 1944 on mission to Fallersleben. 2 KIA, 9 POW. MACR 7888.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95197Shoo-Shoo Baby446BG 704BS
95197 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Shoo-Shoo Baby*) crashed on return from mission Apr 4, 1945 at Hall Farm, Raveningham, Norfolk, UK. Crew bailed out safely.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95266Heinie Hunter446BG 704BS8216
95266 (446th BG, 704th BS, *Heinie Hunter*) ditched in English Channel on mission to Munich Jul 11, 1944. 9 KIA, 1 survived. MACR 8216
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95268n/a446BG 785BS7382
95268 (446th BG, 785th BS) lost Aug 9, 1944. MACR 7382
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-30-FO Liberator42-95306n/a446BG 706BS7089
95306 (446th BG, 706th BS) lost Jun 29, 1944. MACR 7089
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-30-FO Liberator42-95324Weiser Witch446BG 707BS
95324 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Weiser Witch*) salvaged May 5/6, 1945 after crashlanding at Bungay/Flixton on fire in the nose.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-30-FO Liberator42-95390Rough Buddy446BG 707BS8925
95390 (446th BG, 707th BS, *Rough Buddy*) shot down by AAA Sep 10, 1944 on mission to Heilbronn. 9 KIA, 1 POW. MACR 8925.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-95626n/a446BG 705BS8475
95626 (446th BG, 705th BS) shot down by AAA on mission to Ludwigshaven Aug 26, 1944 and crashed in Belgium. MACR 8475. 3 KIA, 5 POW, 2 evaded.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CO Liberator42-99942Brown Noser446BG n/a3783
99942 (446th BG, *Brown Noser*) shot down by AAA on mission to Bernburg airfield, Germany Apr 11, 1944. MACR 3783. 9 KIA, 1 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CO Liberator42-99978Lady Barbara446BG 706BS2953
99978 (446th BG, 706th BS, *Lady Barbara*) shot down by AAA Feb 24, 1944 on mission to Gotha, Germany. 10 crew POW. MACR 2953
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CF Liberator44-10526n/a446BG 707BS
10526 (446th BG, 707th BS, 'Goin' My Way') scrapped at Walnut Ridge, AK Jan 15, 1946. Conflict here. Also reported as going to RAF, then to Indian AF as HE839.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-70-CF Liberator44-10622n/a446BG 706BS
10622 (446th BG, 706th BS) missing on ops Dec 19, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-20-FO Liberator44-48830n/a446BG 704BS
48830 (446th BG, 704th BS) crashed May 4, 1945 on night transition and salvaged at Melton Mobray, Leicestershire.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


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