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467th Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Aircraft:B-24
Group Emblem:
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Wing:96th Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:2nd Bombardment Division
Airfield(s)
Squadrons:788th Bombardment Squadron
789th Bombardment Squadron
790th Bombardment Squadron
791st Bombardment Squadron
Tail Marking:
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Details:Prepared for combat with B-24's. Moved to England, Feb-Mar 1944, and assigned to Eighth AF.

Began operations on 10 Apr 1944 with an attack on an airfield at Bourges. Served chiefly as a strategic bombardment organization, attacking the harbor at Kiel, chemical plants at Bonn, textile factories at Stuttgart, power plants at Hamm, steel works at Osnabruck, the aircraft industry at Brunswick, and other objectives. In addition to strategic operations, engaged occasionally in support and interdictory missions.

Bombed shore installations and bridges near Cherbourg on D-Day, 6 Jun 1944. Struck enemy troop and supply concentrations near Montreuil on 25 Jul 1944 to assist the Allied drive across France.

Hauled gasoline to France in Sep for mechanized forces. Attacked German communications and fortifications during the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944-Jan 1945. Hit enemy transportation to assist the Allied assault across the Rhine in Mar 1945. Flew last combat mission on 25 Apr.

Returned to the US, Jun-Jul. Redesignated 467th Bombardment Group (Very Heavy) in Aug 1945. Assigned to Strategic Air Command on 21 Mar 1946. Trained with B-17 and B-29 aircraft. Inactivated on 4 Aug 1946.

    Commanders:
  • Capt Garnet B Palmer, 9 Sep 1943
  • Col Frederic E Glantzberg, 17 Sep 1943
  • Col Albert H Shower, 25 Oct 1943-1945

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

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 34

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1April 10, 19448AF 295Airfields in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany
2April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany
3April 12, 19448AF 300Schweinfurt industrial area
4April 13, 19448AF 301Schweinfurt industrial area1
5April 17, 19448AF 304Wizernes V-weapons site
6April 18, 19448AF 306Aviation targets in Germany
7April 19, 19448AF 308Aviation targets in Germany
8April 20, 19448AF 309V-weapon sites in France
9April 22, 19448AF 311Hamm, Germany marshaling yards
10April 24, 19448AF 315Aviation targets in Germany
11April 25, 19448AF 317Marshaling yards in Germany and airfields in France
12April 26, 19448AF 319Brunswick industrial area and Cologne
13April 27, 19448AF 323Marshaling yards and airfields in France
14April 27, 19448AF 322Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
15April 29, 19448AF 327Berlin city area3
16May 01, 19448AF 333Marshaling yards in France
17May 01, 19448AF 332V-weapon sites in France (CROSSBOW)
18May 04, 19448AF 338Bergen / Alkmaar airfield
19May 05, 19448AF 339Sottevast V-weapons site
20May 07, 19448AF 342Berlin targets of opportunity, Munster and Osnabruck industrial areas
21May 08, 19448AF 344Targets in Germany1
22May 09, 19448AF 347Marshaling yards and airfields in France, Belgium and Luxembourg
23May 11, 19448AF 350Marshaling yards and airfields in France1
24May 12, 19448AF 353German oil industry targets
25May 13, 19448AF 355Oil production facilities in Germany and Czechoslovakia
26May 19, 19448AF 358Targets in Germany: Factories and Wilhelm-Strasse Railroad Station
27May 20, 19448AF 359Airfields in France
28May 21, 19448AF 360V-weapon sites in France
29May 23, 19448AF 364Airfields and rail targets in France
30May 24, 19448AF 367Airfields in France and Financial District, Admiralty, War Offices in Berlin area
31May 25, 19448AF 370Airfields, rail targets and coastal batteries in France
32May 27, 19448AF 373Rail targets in Germany and France
33May 28, 19448AF 376Oil production facilities in Germany
34May 29, 19448AF 379Aviation and oil targets in Germany1
35May 30, 19448AF 380Industry in Germany, rail targets in France and Belgium
36May 31, 19448AF 382Aviation and rail targets in Germany; rail targets in France and Belgium
37June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
38June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
39June 03, 19448AF 388Pas de Calais defenses
40June 05, 19448AF 392Le Havre, Caen, Boulogne, Cherbourg coastal defenses
41June 06, 19448AF 394Coastal targets in invasion area
42June 07, 19448AF 397, 398Tactical targets in NW France
43June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France
44June 10, 19448AF 403Tactical targets in France, airfields and chokepoints
45June 11, 19448AF 405Airfields and rail targets in Paris, Brittany and Loire valley
46June 12, 19448AF 407Airfields and bridges in France
47June 14, 19448AF 412Airfields in France and the low countries; supply sites in France
48June 15, 19448AF 414Airfields and rail targets in France; Oil targets in Germany
49June 17, 19448AF 419Airfields in France
50June 17, 19448AF 418Airfields in France
51June 18, 19448AF 421Oil targets in Germany
52June 19, 19448AF 424Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
53June 20, 19448AF 425Oil and industrial targets in Germany, V-weapons sites in France
54June 21, 19448AF 428Oil production facilities in Germany; first Shuttle mission to USSR (Operation FRANTIC)2
55June 22, 19448AF 432Industry and airfields in NW France
56June 23, 19448AF 435 and 436Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
57June 24, 19448AF 439Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France
58June 25, 19448AF 441, 442Airfields and electric power installtions in France
59June 28, 1944VIII 445Airfields, supply dumps, bridges in Paris area; Saarbrucken rail targets
60July 02, 19448AF 450Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
61July 05, 19448AF 453Airfields in Holland and Belgium; Noball and rail targets in France
62July 07, 19448AF 458Oil, bearing and aircraft plants in Germany
63July 11, 19448AF 466Munich and southern Germany1
64July 12, 19448AF 469Munich and southern Germany2
65July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
66July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area
67July 18, 19448AF 481Tactical targets in France; Kiel oil targets; Peenemunde area
68July 20, 19448AF 484Oil and industrial targets in W Germany
69July 21, 19448AF 486Aircraft industry, airfields and ball-bearing plants in SW Germany
70July 24, 19448AF 492Tactical support for Operation COBRA
71July 25, 19448AF 494Tactical support for Operation COBRA
72July 29, 19448AF 503Oil targets in Germany and airfields in France
73July 31, 19448AF 507Targets in Germany and airfields in France
74August 01, 19448AF 508Airfields, bridges, tactical targets in France
75August 02, 19448AF 510, 511Tactical targets in France
76August 04, 19448AF 514Oil refineries, aircraft factories
77August 04, 19448AF 514Oil refineries, aircraft factories
78August 05, 19448AF 519, 520, 521Strategic targets in Germany, V-weapons site, GH test2
79August 06, 19448AF 524Refineries and factories in Germany; Noball targets in France2
80August 07, 19448AF 527, 528Fuel dumps, bridges in France; GH test
81August 08, 19448AF 530, 8AF 531Airfields and Noball targets in France
82August 09, 19448AF 533, 8AF 535Aviation and tank industry and airfields in SE Germany; Micro H test
83August 11, 19448AF 541, 542, 543Rail, fuel, troops in Brest peninsula
84August 12, 19448AF 545Metz and airfields in central and eastern France
85August 13, 19448AF 548, 549, 550Support of Ground troops near Le Havre; transportation around Paris1
86August 14, 19448AF 552Airfield, rail in France; aviation and oil plants in Germany
87August 15, 19448AF 554Airfields in Germany and the Low Countries
88August 16, 19448AF 556Oil refineries and aircraft plants in Germany1
89August 18, 19448AF 561, 562Bridges, Airfields, Fuel Dumps and an Aircraft Engine Factory in France and Belgium
90August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany
91August 25, 19448AF 570Aircraft component plants
92August 26, 19448AF 575, 576, 577, 578, 575: Brest gun batteries; 576: oil, fuel, chemicals; 577: bridge; 578: TV bombs
93September 05, 19448AF 605, 8AF 606605: Aviation and oil industry in SE Germany. 606: enemy positions nr. Brest
94September 09, 19448AF 613, 8AF 614613: container drop to French Resistance in Southern France; 614: targets in western Germany
95September 10, 19448AF 619, 8AF 620Targets in Stuttgart area
96September 11, 19448AF 623Attacks on synthetic oil plants and refinery
97September 12, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; ASR; Radio Relays; Supply
98September 18, 1944Other OperationsPhoto recon; Weather; Scouting; Radio Relays; Supply
99September 26, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
100September 27, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
101September 28, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
102September 29, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, Supply
103September 30, 1944Other OperationsPhoto Recon, Weather, ASR, Radio Relay, Supply
104October 02, 19448AF 658; 8AF 659Industrial targets in Cologne and Kassel; Hamm marshaling yard
105October 03, 19448AF 662Airfields and industrial targets in Germany
106October 05, 19448AF 665Industry, airfields and railways in Germany
107October 06, 19448AF 667Industry in northern Germany
108October 09, 19448AF 670Industrial targets in south and central Germany
109October 12, 19448AF 674Airfield and marshalling yard
110October 14, 19448AF 676, 8AF 677Rail targets in Germany1
111October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area
112October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
113October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz
114October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
115October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
116October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
117October 30, 19448AF 693Oil industry in Germany
118November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany
119November 04, 19448AF 700Oil installations in western Germany
120November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
121November 06, 19448AF 704Oil installations in western Germany
122November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
123November 10, 19448AF 709Airfield in western Germany1
124November 11, 19448AF 712Oil and rail targets in western Germany
125November 16, 19448AF 715Tactical targets near Aachen
126November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany
127November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
128November 27, 19448AF 727Marshalling yards in Germany
129November 29, 19448AF 729Rail and oil targets Germany
130December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
131December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
132December 10, 19448AF 745Rail targets in Germany
133December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
134December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany
135December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
136December 25, 19448AF 761Communication and rail targets west of the Rhine1
137December 26, 19448AF 762Rail targets behind battle area
138December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany
139December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany1
140December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
141December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
142January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany1
143January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
144January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
145January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
146January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
147January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
148January 13, 19458AF 791Marshalling yards and Rhine rail bridges
149January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
150January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
151January 17, 19458AF 798Oil refineries at Hamburg and Harburg
152January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
153January 31, 19458AF 813Aborted due to weather
154February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
155February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
156February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany
157February 11, 19458AF 827Dulmen oil depot
158February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
159February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany
160February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany1
161February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
162February 22, 19458AF 841Operation Clarion: major attack on German rail and road targets
163February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
164February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
165February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
166February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
167February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
168February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
169March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
170March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works1
171March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany1
172March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets1
173March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
174March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
175March 09, 19458AF 875Rail marshaling yards and industrial sites
176March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
177March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
178March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
179March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
180March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets
181March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
182March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area1
183March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
184March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
185March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
186March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
187March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
188March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine
189March 25, 19458AF 913Oil plants
190March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
191March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
192April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
193April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
194April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
195April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
196April 08, 19458AF 932Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
197April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
198April 10, 19458AF 938Jet airfields and army base near Berlin
199April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
200April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
201April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
202April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
203April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
204April 19, 19458AF 961Rail targets in Germany
205April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
206April 21, 19458AF 963Jet airfields and rail targets in southeast Germany
207April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:28

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11944-03-20Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29404).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Beaney, Elroy W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21944-04-04Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29348).
Organization: 788BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Ewart, Roderick E.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31944-06-02Aircraft: B-24J (#42-110173).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Mikkelson, James A.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41944-07-11Aircraft: B-24H (#41-28695).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of North Pickenham, Norfolk.
Pilot: Lackens, Edwin B.
Notes: killed in landing accident.
Location: Hardwick, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51944-08-03Aircraft: Proctor (#6199).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Campbell, Richard J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61944-08-07Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52565).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Chilver, Harold R.
Notes: lost-crash landing.
Location: Rackheath/ 1mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71944-08-16Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50580).
Organization: 788BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Prewitte, William V.
Notes: killed destroyed by friendly fire.
Location: North Sea.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-08-16Aircraft: B-24H (#41-28981).
Organization: / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Grace, Charles W.
Notes: friendly fire [shoot down].
Location: North Sea.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 1
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-08-18Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50439).
Organization: 788BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Leister, Roger L.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Kirby Bedon England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-08-19Aircraft: Perc Procter (#P6199).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hooten, Edward (NMI).
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-08-22Aircraft: P-47D (#42-22790W).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Smith, Walter R Jr.
Notes: bailed out due to mid air collision.
Location: Splasher #6 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-08-22Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95224).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Rice, John W.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Splasher #6 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-08-25Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29420).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Harrington, Craig W.
Notes: crash landing out of gas.
Location: Belton England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-09-19Aircraft: UC-61A (#43-14440).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: [ground crew].
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-10-15Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29408).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Campbell, Richard J.
Notes: take off accident due to engine failure.
Location: North Sea.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-10-27Aircraft: B-24D (#42-40370W).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Cason, Edgar P.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-11-24Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40500).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Leathers, Oscar L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-12-04Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40465).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Rackheath (Sta 145) England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-12-04Aircraft: B-24J (#42-96273).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of .
Pilot: Dickerson, Madison E.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Rackheath (Sta 145) England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-12-24Aircraft: B-24J SH (#42-50599).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Tibbetts, Donald C.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-12-29Aircraft: B-24J (#44-10607).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Scott, Russell E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Attlebridge, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-12-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94881).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Moffette, John F.
Notes: bailed out due to structural failure.
Location: Ipswich/ 5mi W England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-12-29Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51572).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Foster, David V.
Notes: killed in crashed on take off.
Location: Rackheath/ 3/4mi N S145 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-12-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95115).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Schellhas, Kurt F.
Notes: killed in crashed on take off.
Location: Rackheath/ 3/4mi N S145 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251945-01-22Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52590).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Jacobsen, Robert E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261945-01-22Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94811).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: McArthur, John T Jr.
Notes: killed in crash due to engine failure.
Location: Catton Hall, Old Catton England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271945-01-24Aircraft: B-24J (#44-48850).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident,destroyed by fire.
Location: Rackheath (Sta 145) England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281945-01-29Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50621).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Anderson, Arthur G.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291945-02-09Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95201).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Crump, George L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301945-03-24Aircraft: B-24L (#44-49610).
Organization: 791BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Littleford, James W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311945-04-16Aircraft: B-24 (#42-52737W).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Ferree, Hobart G.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321945-04-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52623).
Organization: 789BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: White, Robert E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331945-06-03Aircraft: B-24J (#42-110171).
Organization: 790BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hudson, James D.
Notes: forced landing destroyed by fire.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341945-06-06Aircraft: B-24J SH (#44-48852).
Organization: 788BS / 467BG of Rackheath, Norfolk.
Pilot: Sweeney, Francis J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Rackheath, Norfolk England.
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-10-DT Liberator41-28730n/a467BG n/a4942
28730 (467th BG) lost Apr 29, 1944. MACR 4942
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28749n/a467BG 790BS4943
28749 (467th BG, 790th BS) lost Apr 29, 1944. MACR 4943
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28750Thunder Mug467BG 789BS
28750 (467th BG, 789th BS, *Thunder Mug*) returned to USA Mar 21, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator41-28981Wolves Inc467BG 789BS
28981 (467th BG, 789th BS, *Wolves Inc*) went out of control and crashed into North Sea 10 mi off Cromer Mar 4, 1945 following mission to Stuttgart, Germany. 8 killed, 2 saved. Rumored to have been brought down by a British coastal battery.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29363n/a467BG 789BS7377
29363 (467th BG, 789th BS) lost Aug 5, 1944. MACR 7377. Aircraft hit by flak leaving the target at Brunswick. Crew bailed out near Minden. 7 crew members may have been murdered by civilians, 3 made POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29368n/a467BG 789BS6931
29368 (467th BG, 789th BS) lost Jul 11, 1944. MACR 6931
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29373n/a467BG n/a7378
29373 (467th BG) lost Aug 6, 1944. MACR 7378
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29421n/a467BG 791BS7374
29421 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost Aug 6, 1944. MACR 7374
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29450n/a467BG 791BS5225
29450 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost May 29, 1944. MACR 5225
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-29695Ruth Marie467BG 790BS
29695 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Ruth Marie*) crashed at Hardwick airfield after running out of fuel and suffereing battle damage during mission to Munich, Germany Jul 11, 1944. 8 injured.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-140-CO Liberator42-110171Prowler467BG n/a
110171 (467th BG, *Prowler*) after 100 missions broken up as salvage at 3rd SAD, Neaton, as deemed too worn for further use or return to USA.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-140-CO Liberator42-110187n/a467BG 789BS7087
110187 (467th BG, 789th BS) shot down over Aschersieben, Germany Jun 29, 1944. MACR 7087
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50354Fickle Finger of Fate467BG 790BS5097
50354 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Fickle Finger of Fate*) interned in Switzerland May 11, 1944. MACR 5097. Returned Sep 29, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50676n/a467BG n/a11856
50676 (467th BG) lost Dec 25, 1944. MACR 11856
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52386n/a467BG 789BS
52386 (467th BG, 789th BS) went missing in bad weather Jan 26, 1944 on training flight from Wendover AAB. Aircraft wreck finally located on Mar 17, 1944 in the Desert Range Mountains 7 mi NE of Wendover AAB. All crew were killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52424Jack The Ripper II467BG 791BS
52424 (467th BG, 791st BS, *Jack The Ripper II*) crashlanded and burned at Manston aifrield on return from missin to Lille, France Aug 3, 1944. 4 killed, 4 injured.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52445n/a467BG 791BS
52445 (467th BG, 791st BS) shot down by Me 410 intruder that entered the landing pattern of ships returning fro mission to marshalling yards at Hamm, Germany Apr 22, 1944. Crashed near Barsham, Suffolk 7 crew killed, 3 bailed out safely.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52477n/a467BG 788BS4825
52477 (467th BG, 788th BS) lost May 8, 1944. MACR 4825
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52497n/a467BG 790BS7538
52497 (467th BG, 790th BS) lost Aug 3, 1944. MACR 7538.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52506n/a467BG n/a
52506 (467th BG) lost Apr 29, 1944, Germany
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52512n/a467BG 789BS6932
52512 (467th BG, 789th BS) crashed Jul 12, 1944 Grunberg, Obsteig, Austria. MACR 6932
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52525n/a467BG 789BS6234
52525 (467th BG, 789th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 21, 1944. MACR 6234
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52530n/a467BG 791BS7913
52530 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost Aug 13, 1944, France. MACR 7913
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52531Devil's Hostess467BG 790BS
52531 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Devil's Hostess*) crashlanded into bungalow at Stalham, Norfolk Apr 11, 1944 on mission to Ascherleben, Germany Focke-Wulf factory. 7 crew killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52534Witchcraft467BG 790BS
52534 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Witchcraft*) completed 130 combat missions between Apr 10, 1944 and Apr 21, 1945, the most missions flown by a B-24 in the ETO. The 130 sorties were flown without a single abort due to mechanical problems and without injury to any crew member. 'Witchcraft' returned to the USA Jun 12, 1945 and was sold for scrap Oct 3, 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52535Katy467BG 789BS4181
52535 (789th BS, 467th BG, *Katy*) lost Apr 13, 1944. MACR 4181
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52536n/a467BG 788BS
52536 (467th BG, 788th BS) shot down by intruders Apr 22, 1944 and crashed at Witherdale St., Mendham, Suffolk during mission to marshalling yards at Hamm, Germany. All 10 crew killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52546Southern Clipper467BG 789BS13136
52546 (467th BG, 789th BS, *Southern Clipper*) shot down by AAA over Berlin, Germany Mar 18, 1945. 4 KIA, 6 POW. MACR 13136.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52554Rangoon Rambler467BG 790BS
52554 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Rangoon Rambler*) crashed in Atlas Mountains between Dakar and Marrakech in poor visibility while enroute to England Mar 12, 1944. All crew killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52559Miss Fortune467BG 790BS
52559 (467th BG, 790th BS, *Miss Fortune*) interned in Switzerland Jul 12, 1944. Returned Oct 11, 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52565My Ideal467BG 789BS
52565 (467th BG, 789th BS, *My Ideal*) crashed near Honeycombe Salhouse, close to Rackheath Aug 7, 1944 on return from mission to oil storage depot at Ghent, Belgium. 8 killed, one thrown clear and survived.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52571n/a467BG 790BS10323
52571 (467th BG, 790th BS) lost Nov 10, 1944, Germany. MACR 10323
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52590n/a467BG 789BS
52590 (467th BG, 789th BS) returned to USA Jun 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-20-FO (CAM)42-94811Tommy Thumper II467BG 790BS
94811 (467th BG, 790th BS *Tommy Thumper II*) crashed in Church Street, Old Catton due to stall following loss of an engine during a turn while on practice flight Jan 22, 1945. 9 killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94881n/a467BG 789BS
94881 (467th BG, 789th BS) abandoned by crew over Suffolk and crashed into North Sea Dec 29, 1944. 15 killed. Three other crashes caused mission to Prum, Germany to be scrubbed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94931Sacktime467BG n/a
94931 (467th BG, *Sacktime*) went down over Belgium Apr 7, 1945 near St Trond after being rammed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94963n/a467BG 788BS
94963 (467th BG, 788th BS) came under attack from enemy aircraft Dec 25, 1944 near St Vith, Belgium. Crashlanded behind friendly lines at St. Trond airfield in Belgium. The plane careered off the runway, striking a parked B-24 and caught fire. Both pilots were killed in the fire.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95032n/a467BG n/a
95032 (467th BG) returned to USA and arrived Bradleyt Field Jun 14, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95054n/a467BG n/a
95054 (467th BG) destroyed on ground at Melsroek, Belgium airfield during Jan 1, 1945 Bodenplatte raid.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95080n/a467BG 791BS12425
95080 (467th BG, 791st BS) lost Feb 16, 1945, Holland. MACR 12425
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95115n/a467BG 790BS
95115 (467th BG, 790th BS) crashed on takeoff in dense fog at Wroxham after hitting trees Dec 29, 1944. 15 killed. Three other crashes caused missin to Prum, Germany to be scrubbed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95162n/a467BG 790BS7375
95162 (467th BG, 790th BS) lost Aug 5, 1944, Bismarck, Germany. 7 KIA, 2 POW. MACR 7375
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CF Liberator44-10541n/a467BG n/a11063
10541 (467th BG) lost Nov 9, 1944. MACR 11063
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-70-CF Liberator44-10607n/a467BG 789BS
10607 (467th BG, 789th BS) crashlanded at Attlebridge after being damaged on takeoff Dec 29, 1944. 15 killed. Three other crashes caused mission to Prum, Germany to be scrubbed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


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