Recent Updates to List of USAF Serial Numbers



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B-24D

41-23724   January 23, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Transfered on January 23, 1944 From 376th BG to 718th BS 449th BG and Declared War Weary. Became a Utility Aircraft Used For Flying Parts and Various Administrative Support Missions. Salvaged on July 5, 1945.

B-24G

42-78125   April 30, 1945
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 53 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on April 30, 1945. Salvaged on May 10, 1945.

42-78158   April 17, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 74 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Salvaged on April 17, 1945.

42-78172   August 10, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed 7 Miles South of Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Unknown Number of Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-78173   August 11, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Taxiing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Taxied into a Deep Mud Hole While Getting Ready For a Test Flight After (3) Engines Replaced. The Right Gear Strut Was Damaged Tearing a Large Hole in The Wing. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Stripped For Parts and Salvaged.

42-78195   February 19, 1945   MACR 12452
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
"Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Austria and Crashed North of Zara Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Vienna Austria. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-78249   June 1, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Landing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged on June 7, 1944.

42-78290   June 11, 1944   MACR 6021
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Northwest of Khustendil Bulgaria After Ran Out of Fuel While Returning From on a Mission to Constanta Rumania. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78341   July 9, 1944   MACR 7011
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Ploesti Rumania and Crashed and Burst into Flames Later Southeast of Sarajevo Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-78366   July 9, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-78372   October 7, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Landing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy Due to Landing Gear Failure. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-78442   August 1, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed 3/4 Mile South of Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

B-24H

41-28596   April 4, 1944   MACR 3701
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Over Rumania While on a Mission to Bucharest Romania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Uffz. Wilhelm Skreba of JG 77/9. All (10) Crew Bailed Out. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28597   April 16, 1944   MACR 4385
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Over Rumania While on a Mission to Brasov Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot of JG 51. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28605   January 30, 1944   MACR 2404
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6/R1 500 Meters North of Campolongo and Crashed Near Gradisca South of Gorizia Italy While on a Mission on Udine Airfield Udine Italy. Believed BF 109G-6/R1 Flown By Lt. Alfred Hammer of JG 53/6. (6) Crew Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out & Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28606   January 14, 1944   MACR 2070
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Near Mostar Yugoslavia After Hit By Bomb From Above B-24H While on a Mission to Mostar Yugoslavia. Aircraft Burst into Flames and Tail Broke off and Aircraft Exploded. (9) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28616   February 22, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed North of Bari Italy Italy Due to Severe Combat Damage While Returning From a Mission on The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

41-28621   Year 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Assigned on November 6, 1943 to 718th BS 449th BG. Flew 22 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy in 1945. Salvaged on August 16, 1945.

41-28625   January 19, 1944   MACR 2326
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Perugia Italy While on a Mission on Perugia Airfield Perugia Italy. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (6) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (4) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-28647   April 12, 1944   MACR 4030
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed in Yugoslavia Due to Combat Damage While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. All (10) Crew Survived and Evaded Capture.

41-28655   April 4, 1944   MACR 3978
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Southeast of Bucharest Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. (8) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28775   March 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 40 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy in March 1945. Aircraft Fate Unknown.

41-28833   April 13, 1944   MACR 4096
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Bombes From Above B-24H From 376th BG Over Budapest Hungary While on a Mission on Vesces Airfield Budapest Hungary. Right Wing Was Blown off and Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

41-28845   February 9, 1945
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 60 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on February 9, 1945. Aircraft Fate Unknown.

41-28866   October 13, 1944   MACR 9317
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Drnis Yugoslavia While on a Mission to Vienna Austria. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (9) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (2) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-28902   March 22, 1945   MACR 13273
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 2 km North of Krapina Yugoslavia While on a Mission to Vienna Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and (6) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (2) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-28972   May 26, 1944   MACR 5435
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Exploded in Mid Air and Broke in Half and Crashed South of Nice France in The Mediterranean Sea While on a Mission to Var France. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

41-28986   August 11, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed on Take off at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy During a Local Training Flight. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-29003   August 17, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed on Vis Island Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission to Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

41-29193   April 4, 1944   MACR 4205
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Near Alexandria South of Bucharest Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Ofw. Anton Gutweniger of JG 77/4. (2) Crew Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out & Captured & Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29194   February 25, 1944   MACR 2617
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 25 km South Southwest of Regensburg Germany While on a Mission on The Messerschmitt BF 109 Factory at Regensburg Germany. BF 109G-2 Flown By Hptm. Siegfried Bogs of ZG 76/I Stab. (6) Crew Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29216   April 2, 1944   MACR 4024
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
rashed After Hit By By Debris From 2 B-24H Collision B-24H (42-52086) & (42-52136) in Mid Air Over The Target at Steyr Austria. (1) Engine Caught Fire and Aircraft Suffered Other Damage. All (11) Crew Were Killed.
B-24H

41-29217   January 30, 1944   MACR 2711
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6/R6 and Crashed 28 km Southeast of Udine Italy While on a Mission on Udine Airfield Udine Italy. Believed BF 109G-6/R1 Flown By Uffz. Hans Ewald of JG 53/4. (9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Bailed Out and Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945.

41-29223   January 31, 1944   MACR 2403
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed into a Mountain Side and Exploded Near Aviano Italy While on a Mission on Aviano Airfield Aviano Italy. (3) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29225   March 29, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed on Take off 5 Miles North of Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-29243   April 12, 1944   MACR 4034
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashd 1.5 km Northeast of Stuben Near Hochneukirchen Austria While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. BF 109G-6 Flown By Hptm. Walter Blume of JG 27/3. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29258   April 4, 1944   MACR 3702
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Along The Bank of The Danube River in Runamia While on a Mission to Bucharest Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29309   May 4, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Take off Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Salvaged on August 11, 1944.

41-29400   April 29, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Transfered on January 1, 1945 From 834th BS 486th BG to 716th BS 449th BG. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on April 19, 1945 and Flown to Gioia Depot Italy. Aircraft Fate Unknown But Believed Scrapped.

41-29428   July 14, 1944   MACR 6823
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 South of Budapset Hungary While on a Mission to Budapest Hungary. Aircraft Caught Fire and Exploded in Mid Air. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29460   August 26, 1944   MACR 8334
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed at Ulcinj Montenegro After Ran Out of Fuel While Returning From a Mission on The Ferry Terminal at Giurgiu Rumania. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (10) Crew Bailed Out and (7) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (3) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-29512   May 5, 1944   MACR 4667
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Ploesti Rumania. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Lt. Hans Riedel of JG 77/7. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29590   October 13, 1944   MACR 13505
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed West of Vis Island Yugoslavia in The Adriatic Sea After (3) Engines Failed and The Last One Caught Fire While on a Mission to The Marshalling Yards at Vienna Austria. Aircraft Exploded on Impact. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (3) Were Killed at Sea. (8) Crew Survived and Were Rescued By a PBY Catalina From Air Sea Rescue.

42-7623   March 24, 1944   MACR 3469
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Near Mostar Yugoslavia Due to Mechanical Failure While on a Mission to Steyr Austria. (6) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7691   April 4, 1944   MACR 3703
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Alexandria Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (7) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7700   February 22, 1944   MACR 2613
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 10 km South of Vorau Near Salzburg Germany While on a Mission on The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. Believe BF 109G-6 Flown By Lt. Emil Kaiser of JG 27/3. (7) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7708   July 17, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy While Checking Out a New Pilot. (1) Crewman Was Killed. Rest of Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-7715   February 22, 1944   MACR 3174
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crasehd into The Side of Mountain From Unknown Cause 20 Miles South of Graz Austria While on a Mission The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7723   August 12, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at Tarquinia Airfield Tarquinia Italy While Returning From a Mission to Toulon France. All (10) Crew Durvived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged on August 12, 1944.

42-7726   August 1, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Ground Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-7727   February 25, 1944   MACR 3203
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 3 km West of Heinheim Germany While on a Mission on The Messerschmitt BF 109 Factory at Regensburg Germany. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Oblt. Eberhard Bock of JG 104/2. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-7730   January 30, 1944   MACR 2479
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Rammed By German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 From Under The Aircraft and Hit The Bomb Bay Southwest of Udine Italy While on a Mission on Udine Airfield at Udine Italy. Both Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. BF-109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-7737   June 26, 1944   MACR 6443
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Austria While on a Mission on The Aircraft Factory at Vienna Austria. Crashed in Yugoslavia While on The Way Back to Base. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-7741   January 14, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Near Bari Airfield Bari Italy Due to Engine Failure While Returning From a Mission to Mostar Yugoslavia. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged.

42-7744   May 5, 1944   MACR 4714
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Ploesti Rumania. Aircraft Exploded. BF 109G-6 Flown By Ofw. Johann Pichler of JG 77/7. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7745   February 23, 1944   MACR 2685
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed at Mitterberg 20 km South of Wels Austria While on a Mission to Steyr Austria. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Lt. Gerhard Keppler of JG 27/2. (7) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-7756   March 25, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Taxiing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Right Main Strut Ruptured. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged and Used as Spare Parts.

42-7761   February 8, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Landing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy During a Down Wind Landing While Returning Early With a Full Bomb Load. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-7762   April 2, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Made an Emergency Landing at Foggia Main Airfield Foggia Italy While Returning From a Mission to Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-7769   January 31, 1944   MACR 2300
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed North of Aviano Italy While on a Mission on Aviano Airfield Aviano Italy. Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and (5) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (3) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-50282   April 16, 1944   MACR 4042
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Bucharest Rumania While on a Mission to Brasov Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Oblt. Hans Georg Kretschmer of JG 301/10. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50307   May 5, 1944   MACR 4608
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 West of Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Ploesti Rumania. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Uffz. Wilhelm Skreba of JG 77/9. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.
B-24H

42-50415   July 9, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause on Vis Island Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-52086   April 4, 1944   MACR 4025
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Collided With B-24H (42-52136) in Mid Air Over The Target at Steyr Austria and Crashed. (9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Survived and Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945.

42-52092   March 2, 1944   MACR 3168
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed North of Anzio Italy While on a Mission to Cisterna Italy. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (2) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (8) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-52107   February 23, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed on Take off at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. The Full Bomb Load Was Salvoed Right Beneath The Aircraft With Several Blowing Up Destroying The Aircraft. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52117   May 29, 1944   MACR 5461
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed and Burned South of Sankt Pellten Austria While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52126   January 16, 1944   MACR 2325
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air and Crashed 1 Mile From Trieste Italy While on a Mission on The Airfield at Osoppo Udine Italy. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52134   February 22, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Near Foggia Italy While Returning From a Mission After Damaged By German Fighters While on a Mission on The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-52136   April 4, 1944   MACR 3995
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Collided With B-24H (42-52086) in Mid Air Over The Target at Steyr Austria. Both Wings Broke off and The Aircraft Crashed. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52140   June 9, 1944   MACR 6314
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at Klagenfurt Austria While on a Mission to Porto Marghara Venice Italy. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (10) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-52146   February 22, 1944   MACR 2712
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed South of Wels Austria While on a Mission on The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52149   May 5, 1944   MACR 4661
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Bor Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945. (9) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-52150   May 17, 1944   MACR 5052
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Italy While on a Mission to Orbetello Italy. The Left Wing Was on Fire and Broke off and Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed Near Orbetello Italy. (7) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52155   August 6, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged on August 7, 1944.

42-52157   November 22, 1944   MACR 10044
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Exploded in Mid Air and Crashed at Adria Italy While on a Mission on The Railroad Bridge at Ferrara Italy. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and (7) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-52159   April 4, 1944   MACR 3879
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 East of Alexandria Rumania While on a Mission to Bucharest Rumania. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Lt. Franz Trowal of JG 77/8. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52165   April 23, 1944   MACR 4199 and 4226
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Austria While on a Mission on Schwechat Aircraft Factory Vienna Austria. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. Also (MACR 4226).

42-52166   April 16, 1944   MACR 4039
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Near Slatina Rumania While on a Mission to Brasov Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot of JG 51. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52170   May 18, 1944   MACR 5060
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Southwest of Krajlevo of Yugoslavia Due to Engine Turbo Problems While Returning From a Mission to Belgrade Yugoslavia. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-52172   April 4, 1944   MACR 3699
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 South of Bucharest Northeast of Alexandria Rumania While on a Mission to Bucharest Rumania. Aircraft Rolled Over and Went into a Spin and Crashed. BF 109G-6 Flown By Oblt. Ehard Niese of JG 77/7. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42- 52188   Year 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Declared War Weary in Late 1944 and Became Static Training Ship at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Used as Ground Training Sessions For Gear Operation, Flaps, Bomb Bay Door Emergency Operations and Other Things. Aircraft Stripped of Many Parts and Was Unserviceable. Believed Scrapped.

42-52205   October 13, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 32 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on October 13, 1944. Aircraft Fate Unknown.

42-52243   May 24, 1944   MACR 5370
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 2 km Northeast of Eichbuechl Austria While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. Aircraft Right Wing Caught Fire and Aircraft Went into a Dive and Crashed. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52269   April 7, 1944   MACR 3979
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
"Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed in The Adriatic Sea While Returning From a Mission to Mestre Italy. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52396   May 29, 1944   MACR 5458
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 Northwest of Wiener Neustadt Austria While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. BF 110G-2 Flown By Unknown Pilot of ZG 1. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52434   October 9, 1944
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Taxiing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.


B-24H

42-52550   June 9, 1944   MACR 6313
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crash Landed at Chioggia Italy While on a Mission to Porto Margfera Italy. (4) Crew Stayed With The Aircraft and Were Captured and Became POWs. (7) Crew Bailed and (6) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Was Killed When His Parachute Failed to Open.

42-52682   February 28, 1945
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Transfered on January 13, 1945 From 832nd BS 486th BG 8th Air Force. Suffered Severe Flak Damage While on a Mission to Isarco/Albes Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-52751   February 5, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Take off Accident at Gioia del Colle Airfield Apulia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-64462   February 22, 1944   MACR 2636
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed 3 km Northwest of Steiemark Austria While on a Mission on The Me 109 Aircraft Factory at Regensburg Germany. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Hptm. Hans Remmer of JG 27/1. (3) Crew Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-94879   February 7, 1945
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Taxiing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Sheared Left Main Landing Gear While Taxiing on Taxiway While on a High Altitude Test Flight. All (9) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-94887   July 22, 1944   MACR 6968
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Ploesti Rumania and Crashed West of Jagodina Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture and Were Picked Up By The Underground and Returned to Italy.

42-94977   April 8, 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on March 15, 1945. Washed Out on April 8, 1945. Salvaged on August 7, 1945.

42-95269   August 29, 1944   MACR 8331
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Ferrara Italy While on a Mission to Ferrara Italy. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-95286   December 28, 1944   MACR 10891
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Brenner Pass While on a Mission to The Brenner Railroad Loop Italy. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured & Became POWs. Released in 1945. While Returning to Base Aircraft Crashed 8 Miles West of Fano Italy. (8) Crew Bailed Out. (1) Killed When Parachute Caught on Nose Wheel Door. (7) Crew Survived.

42-95314   December 4, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed After Take off 3 Miles West of Sava Italy While on a Training Flight While Joining The Formation. Pilot Put The Aircraft into a Steep Right Turn and Stalled and Crashed. All (6) Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-95373   April 13, 1945
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at Cecina Italy on August 14, 1944. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Repared as Camera Ship on March 14, 1945. Sent to Depot on April 13, 1945 to Be Scrapped.

B-24J

42-50742   March 22, 1945   MACR 13262
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at a Russian Controlled Airfield After (2) Engines Failed in Hungary After Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Spittal Austria While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Spittal Austria. All (11) Crew Survived and Returned to Grottaglie. Aircraft Left in Russian Hands. Fate Unknown. (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-51526   March 31, 1945   MACR 13486
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed at Pecs Airfield Hungary That Was in Russian Hands After to (2) Engines Failed While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed in The Crash. (10) Crew Survived and Returned to Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. Aircraft Left in Russian Hands. Fate Unknown.

42-51553   February 7, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Was Damaged By Flak and Landed at Tortorella Airfield After Mission. Waiting For Repairs When Hit By RAF Aircraft While Parked at Tortorella Airfield Foggia Italy. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged.

42-51576   February 16, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Flew 74 Missions. Declared War Weary at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy on February 16, 1945. Aircraft Fate Unknown.

42-51639   November 8, 1944   MACR 9714
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 10 Miles West Southwest of Sjenica Yugoslavia While on a Mission to Sjenica Yugoslavia. Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed into The Side of a Mountain and Exploded on Impact. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-51642   February 28, 1945   MACR 12511
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Albes Italy and Crashed 8 Miles Off Shore Near Grado Italy in The Adriatic Sea While Returning From a Mission on The Railroad Bridge at Albes Italy. All (11) Crew Were Killed. Wreck Found in Shallow Water in 2013.

42-51757   October 17, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed While Attempting to Land at Vis Island West of Yugoslavia in The Adriatic Sea After Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Vienna Austria While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Vienna Austria. (3) Crew Were Killed in The Crash. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-51763   October 17, 1944   MACR 9318
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire 35 Miles Southwest of Raab Austria Austria While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Vienna Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51950   October 13, 1944
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Zagreb Yugoslavia While on a Mission to Vienna Austria. All (10) Crew Bailed and Evaded Capture With The Help of Partisans. (No MACR).

42-64348   April 12, 1944   MACR 4038
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Wiener Neustadt Austria While on a Mission to Wiener Neustadt Austria. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.
B-24J

42-64354   July 15, 1944   MACR 7056
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Rumania and Crashed Near The Yugoslavia Border While on a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-64363   February 22, 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Salvaged on February 22, 1945 at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy Due to Combat Damage.

42-64388   October 13, 1944   MACR 9216
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Made an Emergency Landing on Vis Island Island Yugoslavia After Damaged By Flak Over Austria While on a Mission to Vienna Austria. (8) Crew Survived. (2) Crew Bailed Out Over Vienna Austria and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Condemed and Salvaged on December 1, 1944.

42-64394   May 5, 1944   MACR 4665
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Near Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Ploesti Rumania. BF 109G-6 Flown By Lt. Franz Trowal of JG 77/8. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78479   November 16, 1944   MACR 9896
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Southeast of Salzburg Austria While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at West Munich Germany. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-99770   January 8, 1945
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crash Landed and Cartwheeled 1/2 Mile Northeast of Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy After Ran Out of Fuel While Returning From a Mission on The North Main Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged.

42-99849   May 21, 1944   MACR 15115
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause Near Taranto Italy While on a Training Flight. All (8) Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-99856   July 6, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Landing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair. Salvaged on July 9, 1944.

42-100434   January 19, 1945
719th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Take off Accident at Gioia del Colle Airfield Apulia Italy. Number 3 Engine Supercharger Failed and Runway Was Slick. Right Landing Gear Collapsed and Aircraft Went into a Ditch. All (5) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Aircraft Was Being Picked Up at Giorgio Depot and Transfered From 98th BG to 449th BG.

44-10570   November 23, 1944
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit and Damaged By Flak Over Yugoslavia While on a Mission to Brod Yugoslavia. Landed at Bari Airfield Bari Italy. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Survived. Top of Fuselage Above Waist Windows Blown off. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40265   July 15, 1944   MACR 7100
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire in (2) Engines While on a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. Aircraft Later Crashed in Albania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-40331   December 11, 1944   MACR 10389
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Austria and Crashed North of Knin Yugoslavia While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

44-41049   August 18, 1944
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Take off Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-41061   August 18, 1944   MACR 7680
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed Southwest of Bucharest Rumania While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed and Burst into Flames on Impact. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

44-41067   August 27, 1944   MACR 8251
716th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 1 km North of Cassana Italy While on a Mission to Ferrara Italy. Aircraft Caught Fire and Went into a Spin and Crashed in Flames and Exploded on Impact. (7) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-41119   April 29, 1945
717th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Taxiing Accident at Marrakech Airfield Station No. 10 Marrakech Morocco While on a Ferry Flight. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Repaired and Transfered to 718th BS 449th BG and Flew 37 Missions. Declared War Weary and Transfered on April 29, 1945 to Gioia Depot. Believed Scrapped.

44-41149   February 16, 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Landing Accident at Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy While Returning From a Mission to Leipheim Austria. All (11) Crew Survived. Nose Wheel Collapsed on Landing. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

B-24M

44-50765   April 8, 1945
718th Bombardment Squadron 449th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force Grottaglie Airfield Taranto Italy
Crashed in Switzerland Due to Flak Damage While Returning From a Mission to Vipiteno Italy. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Survived and Were Interned in Switzerland. Released in 1945.
B-24H

42-7642   May 9, 1944
506th Bombardment Squadron 44th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

B-24J

42-51594   February 15, 1945
66th Bombardment Squadron 44th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England
Crashed During Wheels Up Belly Landing at (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England After Ran Out of Fuel. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40071   November 6, 1944
66th Bombardment Squadron 44th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England
Crash Landed From Unknown Cause at (RAF Shipdham Airfield) Station USAAF-115 Norfolk England While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Stekrade Germany. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.
B-24D

40-2359   June 11, 1942   MACR 15399
21st Bombardment Squadron Attached to 28th Composite Group 11th Air Force Fort Glenn Army Airfield Umank Island in The Aleutian Islands Alaska
Ditched off Aleutian Islands The in The Pacific Ocean After Damaged By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Kiska Harbor and Ran Out of Fuel While Returning From a Mission on Japanese Shipping in Kiska Harbor. Aircraft Broke Apart and Sank Immediately. (2) Crew Killed. (8) Crew Got in a Life Raft and Were Rescued By a U.S. Navy PBY Catalina.

41-1090   June 12, 1942
21st Bombardment Squadron Attached to 28th Composite Group 11th Air Force Fort Glenn Army Airfield Umank Island in The Aleutian Islands Alaska
Crashed From Unknown Cause in The Pacific Ocean While on a Mission on Japanese Shipping in Kiska Harbor. Fate of Crew Unknown. Condemned on June 25, 1942.

41-11850   August 13, 1944
404th Bombardment Squadron 28th Composite Group 11th Air Force Adak Army Airfield Adak Island in The Aleutian Islands Alaska
Made a Forced Landing on Ilak Island in The Aleutian Islands While Returning From a Mission With 1 Engine Out and Low on Fuel. All (10) Crew Survived and Were Rescued By a U.S. Navy PBY Catalina.

41-23908   January 18, 1943
21st Bombardment Squadron Attached to 28th Composite Group 11th Air Force Fort Glenn Army Airfield Umank Island in The Aleutian Islands Alaska
Made a Forced Landing on Great Sitkin Island in The Aleutian Islands After Ran Low on Fuel While Returning From a Mission to Locate Japanese Supply Ships Bound For Kiska. All (10) Crew Survived and Were Rescued By U.S Navy Destroyer USS Hulbert DD-342. Aircraft Recovered in 1995 & Restored at Hill Aerospace Museum Utah.
B-24H

41-29179   March 11, 1945
Weather Reconnaissance Squadron (Provisional) 496th Fighter Training Group 8th Air Force (RAF Halesworth Airfield) Station USAAF-365 Suffolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Halesworth Airfield) Station USAAF-365 Suffolk England. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.
B-24H  

41-29408   October 15, 1944
790th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Take Off Accident and Crashed in The North Sea Due to Engine Failure. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Lost. (NOTE) One Source Has it Converted to CB-24H But No Information on This Found.
 
42-95201   February 9, 1944
790th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired. Unit Web Site Claims Aircraft Was Returned to The Zone of Interior on June 20, 1945. Fate Unknown.

42-95237   June 12, 1944
791st Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Made a Forced Landing on an Allied Fighter Airstrip in France. Al (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired. Reported it Was Returned to The Zone of The Internor on June 10, 1945. Fate Unknown.

42-95273   December 4, 1944
790th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England. Hit Parked B-24J (44-40465) While Taxiing. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Washed Out.

B-24J

44-40465   December 4, 1944
790th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Hit By Taxiing B-24H (42-95273) While Parked at (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Washed Out. Salvaged on December 5, 1944.

44-40500   November 24, 1944
790th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Crashed During Landing at (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged.

B-24JSH

44-48852   June 6, 1945
788th Bombardment Squadron 467th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Rackheath Airfield) Station USAAF-145 Norfolk England. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Condemned and Salvaged on June 6, 1945.
B-24J

44-40891   February 9, 1945
74th Bombardment Squadron VI Bomber Command 6th Air Force Seymour Island Army Airfield Baltra Galapagos Islands Ecuador
Landing Accident at David Auxillary Airfield Chiruqui Panama. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.
B-24J

42-73149   April 18, 1944
72nd Bombardment Squadron 5th Bombardment Group 13th Air Force Momote Airfield Los Negros Island Admiralty Islands
Take off Accident at Momote Airfield Los Negros Island Admiralty Islands. All (10 Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.
44-50844   March 20, 1945
36th Bombardment Squadron Attached to 482nd Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Alconbury Airfield) Station USAAF-102 Cambridgeshire England
Crashed on Take off at (RAF Alconbury Airfield) Station USAAF-102 Cambridgeshire England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. One Source Has it Going to Kingman Army Airfield Kingman Arizona on December 3, 1945 and Scrapped.
B-24J

42-51391   January 18, 1945
793rd Bombardment Squadron 468th Bombardment Group 20th Air Force Kharagpur Airfield Kharagpur India
Taxiing Accident at an Unknown Airfield in India. All Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired. (NOTE) This Was a B-29 Unit.
B-24E

41-28556   May 22, 1944
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

B-24G

42-78074   October 14, 1944   MACR 9151
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause at Cerignola Italy While on a Mission on The Oil Refinary at Odertal Germany. All (10) Crew Survived.

42-78080   March 2, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired. To RFC at Altus Army Airfield on September 24, 1945.

42-78087   March 20, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Salvaged on March 22, 1944.

42-78169   April 21, 1944   MACR 4651
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause 1 Mile South of Mostar Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Romania. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78182   August 17, 1944   MACR 7628 and 7632
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed 5 Miles North of Pleven Bulgaria After Aircraft Started Smoking Around Number 1 and 2 Engines While on a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumania. (2) Crew Killed (1) After Bail out When His Parachute Failed to Open. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.Also (MACR 7632).

42-78193   May 19, 1944   MACR 5442
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
While on a Mission to Genoa Italy. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78210   January 20, 1945   MACR 11274
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed Near Gospic Yugoslavia Due to Engine Trouble While on a Mission on The South Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. (6) Crew Bailed Out and (2) Were Killed. (4) Evaded Capture. (4) Crew Stayed With The Aircraft and Were Captured and Became POWs. Escaped With Help From Partisans.

42-78297   July 7, 1944   MACR 6570
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Near Vezprem Hungary While on a Mission on The Oil Refinary at Odertal Germany. Aircraft Caught Fire. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78315   November 11, 1944   MACR 9746
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed Near Vis Island Yugoslavia After Number 3 Engine Failed While on a Mission on Lintz Austria. All (10) Crew Survived.

42-78316   March 15, 1945
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Taxiing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-78324   August 22, 1944   MACR 8004
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Klausenburg Hungary While on a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Blechhammer Germany. Aircraft Broke in Half. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78367   August 17, 1944   MACR 7462
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Ploesti and Crashed at Trikala Greece While on a Mission on The Astra Romana Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (4) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (6) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-78390   September 8, 1944   MACR 8263
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Mostar Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Sava Railroad Bridge at Belgrade Yugoslavia. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and (8) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-78432   July 21, 1944   MACR 6746
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire in The Brux Czechoslovakia Area While on a Mission on The Synthetic Oil Refinery at Brux Czechoslovakia. Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78458   February 27, 1945   MACR 12483
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landed at Dubendorf Airfield Near Zurich Switzerland After Number 2 Engine Started Smoking and Aircraft Was Losing Altitude Fast While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Augsburg Germany. All (9) Crew Survived and Were Interned in Switzerland. Returned in 1945. Aircraft Returned on September 22, 1945.

B-24H

41-28608   June 12, 1944   MACR 6592
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Made an Emergency Landing From Unknown Cause on an Airstrip on Corsica While on a Mission to France. All (9) Crew Survived. Aircraft Damaged Beyond Repair.

41-28659   March 19, 1944   MACR 3467
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed at Reichenstein Austria While on a Mission on The BF 109 Factory at Steyr Austria. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and (8) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Evaded Capture.

41-28699   February 25, 1944   MACR 3160
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire at Perbersdorf Southeast of Graz Austria While on a Mission on The Me 109 Factory at Graz Austria. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28790   August 17, 1944   MACR 7633
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Astra Romana Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed and (1) Was Killed When His Parachute Failed to Open. (9) Crew Survived and Believed Evaded Capture.

41-28798   May 12, 1945
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-28809   June 2, 1945
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed During Night Landing 1 Mile South of Runway at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy Due to Pilot Error. Aircraft Was to Low on Landing Approach. All (5) Crew Survived. Aircraft Caught Fire and Burned and Was Destroyed. Washed Out on June 2, 1945.

41-28811   April 13, 1944   MACR 3914
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 Near Budapest Hungary While on a Mission on The Tokol Airfield at Budapest Hungary. Believed BF 110G-2 Flown By Ofw. Bohn of ZG 76/4. (2) Crew Were Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. 

41-28815   August 10, 1944   MACR 7200
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire at Crsons Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Believed Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28873   April 13, 1944   MACR 4079
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 Near Budapest Hungary While on a Mission on The Tokol Airfield at Budapest Hungary. Believed BF 110G-2 Flown By Ofw. Lothar Uhlig of ZG 1/4. (4) Crew Were Killed (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28914   September 1, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Ground Accident While Parked at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. Aircraft Was Destroyed By Explosion of B-24H (42-52311) While Was Parked Close By. Washed Out.
B-24H

41-29246   May 18, 1944   MACR 5067
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause Between Nivoras and Molic Rumania While on a Mission on The Redevente Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29265   April 29, 1944   MACR 4629
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed at a Small Airport Outside of Barcelona Spain Due to Flak Damage While on a Mission on the Munitions Factory at Toulon France. All (12) Crew Survived and Were Interned in Spain. Returned on June 6, 1944 at Gibraltar. Aircraft Fate Unknown.

41-29310   March 19, 1944   MACR 3466
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire in The Wildon Austria Area After Attacked By German BF 109G-6 Fighters While on a Mission to Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

41-29436   May 7, 1944   MACR 4663
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 2 Miles Northeast of Prokuplja Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29581   August 24, 1944   MACR 7992
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft File Near Uzmarkt Austria While on a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Kolin Czechoslovakia. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29592   May 7, 1944   MACR 4624
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause Near Denilovgrad Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and (8) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Was Killed After Bail Out.

42-50285   September 1, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Ground Accident While Parked at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. Aircraft Was Destroyed By Explosion of B-24H (42-52311) While Was Parked Close By. Washed Out.

42-50312   June 26, 1944   MACR 6434
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-8 and Crashed 10 to 20 Miles West of Vienna Austria While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. Fw 190A-8 Flown By Unknown Pilot of JG 300. (6) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50416   December 26, 1944
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Taxiing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-50423   May 31, 1944   MACR 6009
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed and Burned 3.5 km East of Danilovgrad Montenegro Due to Engine Problems While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51132   July 20, 1944   MACR 6899
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed at Wiesslingen Switzerland After (2) Engines Damaged By Flak Causing Them to Fail Over Fredrichafen Germany While on a Mission on The Maybach Engine Factory at Fredrichafen Germany. Aircraft Exploded 500 Feet Above The Ground. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Survived and Were Interned in Switzerland. Returned in 1945.

42-52125   March 19, 1944   MACR 3506
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Lost From Unknown Cause Over Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimlier Pach Aircraft Factory Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Fate Unknown. (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-52171   July 4, 1944   MACR 5478
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Aircraft and Crashed in The Harbor of Genoa Italy While on a Mission to Genoa Italy. Tail Was Shot off. All (9) Crew Were Killed.

42-52173   July 7, 1944   MACR 6371
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 30 Miles South of Trencin Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Odertal Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Killed When His Parachute Failed to Open. (2) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (7) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-52193   October 23, 1944
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-52203   April 21, 1944   MACR 4386
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed From Unknown Cause Northwest of Andrijevci Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Survived and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52209   April 21, 1944   MACR 4652
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Badly Damaged By Flak Over Bucharest Rumania While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Bucharest Rumania. (2) Crew Bailed Out Over Rumania After Aircraft Hit By Flak. Believed Returned to Duty. (8) Crew Stayed With Badly Damaged Aircraft and Landed Back at Home Base. Unknown if Repaired.

42-52225   March 19, 1944   MACR 3293
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Lost From Unknown Cause Over Austria While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimlier Pach Aircraft Factory Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Fate Unknown. (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-52228   July 20, 1944   MACR 6971
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Fredrichafen Germany While on a Mission on The Maybach Engine Factory at Fredrichafen Germany. Right Wing Broke off and Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52229   March 19, 1944   MACR 3294
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Lost From Unknown Cause Over Yugoslavia While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimlier Pach Aircraft Factory Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Fate Unknown. (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-52236   May 24, 1944   MACR 5464
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Hit By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed on Pag Island Yugoslavia Adriatic Sea While on a Mission to Graz Austria. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POW.s Released in 1945.

42-52242   February 24, 1944   MACR 3155
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt Me 210C North of Mura River Between Maribor and Graz Austria While on a Mission on The Me 109 Factory at Graz Austria. All (11) Crew Were Killed.

42-52245   March 27, 1944
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-52248   April 13, 1944   MACR 3915
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 at Budapest & Crashed at Szeged Hungary While on a Mission on The Tokol Airfield at Budapest Hungary. Believed BF 110G-2 Flown By Hptm. Wilhelm Schurmann of ZG 76/5. (3) Crew Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POW. Released in 1945.

42-52252   June 7, 1944
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed at Unknown Location in Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.
B-24H

42-52255   March 3, 1944   MACR 2611
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-6 25 km South of Orbetello Southwest of Viterbo Italy While on a Mission on Canino Airfield Italy. Fw 190A-6 Flown By Ofw. Ludwig Fritz Hartmann Pilot of JG 2/3. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52256   April 12, 1944   MACR 4037
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed Near Stetzing Eisenstadt Austria While on Mission on The Airfield at Bad Voslau Austria. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52258   May 14, 1944
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Take off Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-52261   February 16, 1944   MACR 2488
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Hit By Bombs From Above B-24H West of Massa Marittima Italy While on a Mission. Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. All (11) Crew Were Killed.

42-52263   January 20, 1945
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-52264   December 18, 1944   MACR 10686
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed Near Petrovac Yugoslavia During Attempted Crash Landing Due to Carburetor Icing While on a Mission on The Oswiecim Oil Refinery in Poland. Aircraft Broke Apart and Burst into Flames on Landing. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture. (4) Crew in Aircraft at Crash. (3) Were Killed. (1) Survived and Evaded Capture.

42-52265   June 26, 1944   MACR 6432
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 Near Puchberg Austria While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52266   February 25, 1944   MACR 2627
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt Me 210C Northeast of Freistadt Austria While on a Mission on The Me 109 Factory at Graz Austria. Me 410A Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52297   June 26, 1944   MACR 6171
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause Northeast of Graz Austria While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52300   February 25, 1944   MACR 3211
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 North Northwest of Bruck & Went into a Spin and Exploded in Mid Air and Crashed on The Northern Slope of The Voralpe Mountain Austria. BF 110G-2 Flown By Hptm. Egon Albreecht of ZG 1/II Stab. (5) Crew Killed. (6) Bailed Out & Captured & Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52311   September 1, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Ground Accident and Explosion at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. Only Ground Crew Involved and None Injured. Aircraft Destroyed By Fire. Washed Out.

42-52312   March 19, 1944   MACR 3288
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Damaged By Flack and German Fighters Southwest of Graz Austria While on a Mission on a The Aircraft Factory at Steyer Austria. (3) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Captured a Became POW. Released in 1945. (2) Evaded Capture. (7) Crew Stayed With The Aircraft and Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-52313   August 29, 1944   MACR 11544
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed 25 Miles Shoth of Trencin Czechoslovakia After (1) Engine Caught Fire While on a Mission on The Tank Factory at Ostrava Czechoslovakia. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52314   March 19, 1944   MACR 3465
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed Near Novo Masto Yugoslavia After 3 Engines Shot Out By Gunfire From German Fighters While on a Mission on a Factory The Aircraft at Steyer Austria. Crashed and Exploded on Impact. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-52323   February 4, 1944   MACR 2320
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause off The Southeast Coast of Sardinia in The Mediterranean Sea While on a Training Flight. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52603   May 4, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Take off Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-64459   March 19, 1944   MACR 3520
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Lost From Unknown Cause Over Austria While on a Mission to Steyr Austria. All (10) Crew Fate Unknown. (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-64485   April 13, 1944   MACR 3912
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 110G-2 10 km Southeast of Budapest & Crashed 3 Miles North of Nagydorog Hungary While on a Mission on The Tokol Airfield at Budapest Hungary. BF 110G-2 Flown By Lt. Maetzke of ZG 76/4. (3) Crew Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-64488   July 15, 1944   MACR 6757
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause Between Hvar and Korcula Yugoslavia in The Adriatic Sea While Returning From a Mission on The Oil Refineries at Ploesti Rumani. All (9) Crew Bailed Out (1) Crewman Was Killed. (7) Crew Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-64493   September 14, 1944
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Unknown Cause at Manfredonia Italy. All (10) Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-64495   April 4, 1944   MACR 3717
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed From Uknown Cause in The Adriatic Sea While on a Practice Mission. All (10) Crew Fate Unknown (NOTE) MACR Not Found.

42-95244   October 23, 1944
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-95274   March 20, 1945
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-95357   June 16, 1944   MACR 6023
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed Near Glomac Yugoslavia After Damaged By Flak While Returning a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Schwechat Austria. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

42-95380   July 7, 1944   MACR 6571
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 in The Papa Hungary Area While on a Mission on The Oil Refinary at Odertal Germany. Believed BF 109G-6 Flown By Uffz. Hans Kemmerling of JG 302/2. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (9) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (2) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-95450   June 22, 1944   MACR 15168
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed on Take off at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. (9) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.
B-24J

42-50570   September 13, 1944   MACR 8358
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Bernek Czechoslovakia While on a Mission on The Oil Refinary at Odertal Germany. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (10) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-50576   August 17, 1944   MACR 7457
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 15 Miles South Southwest of Ploesti Rumania While on a Mission on The Astra Romana Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. (2) Crew Were Killed. (9) Crew Bailed out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50910   November 11, 1944   MACR 9699
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed Southeast of Villa Di Rovigno Yugoslavia After (2) Engines Failed and Flak Damage While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (10) Crew Survived and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50987   November 20, 1944   MACR 9956
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed 8 km North of Krizevci Yugoslavia Due to Mechanical Failure While on a Mission on The South Synthetic Oil Refinery at Blechhammer Germany. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51290   January 19, 1945
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-51323   August 22, 1944   MACR 7692
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire at Ehrenforst Germany While on a Mission to Blechhammer Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51366   October 13, 1944   MACR 9049
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Hungary While on a Mission to Szekesfehervar Hungary. Aircraft Caught Fire and Exploded in Mid Air. (6) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51370   January 20, 1945   MACR 11751
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed at Gospic Yugoslavia After Ran Out of Fuel While Returning From a Mission on The South Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and (6) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (5) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-51415   December 9, 1944   MACR 14627
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Ditched From Unknown Cause off The Coast of Ancona Italy in The Adriatic Sea While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. (9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Survived and Was rescued By a British Motor Launch and Taken to The Hospital at Ancona Italy.

42-51542   October 7, 1944   MACR 8977
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Naden Near Vienna Austria While on a Mission to Vienna Austria. (3) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and (5) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. Believed (3) Evaded Capture.

42-51595   February 27, 1945   MACR 13241
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed off The Coast of Margherita di Savoia Italy in The Adriatic Sea While on a Practice Mission. Pilot Was Trying to Buzz a Fishing Boat and The Left Wing Hit The Water and Nosed Over in The Water. (3) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Survived and Were Rescued By a Fishing Boat. Crashed Caused By Pilot.

42-51905   November 11, 1944   MACR 12537
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed 5 Miles South of Carpino Italy Due to Bad Weather While on a Mission to Linz Austria. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Survived and Returned to Duty.

42-51959   February 7, 1945   MACR 12073
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 3 Miles From Herzogenburg 6 Miles North of St. Polten Austria While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. (5) Crew Were Killed (1) After Bailed Out. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-51972   April 10, 1945
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed on Take off at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. Unknown Number of Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-52073   December 7, 1944
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed Making a Wheels Up Belly Landing at Gioia del Colle Airfield Apulia Italy After Aircraft Damaged on Take off From San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy on a Night Mission. Landing Gear Damaged on Take off. Bombs Were Dropped in The Adriatic Sea. All (11) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown ir Repaired.

42-52075   February 28, 1945   MACR 12485
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near Albes Italy While on a Mission on The Railroad Bridge at Isarco/Albes Italy. Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed. All (12) Crew Were Killed.

42-78504   August 17, 1944   MACR 7456
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Vrattsa Bulgaria While Returning From a Mission on The Astra Romana Oil Refinery at Ploesti Rumania. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-78668   March 23, 1945   MACR 13251
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Near St. Valentine Austria While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG Nibelungen Tank Works at St. Valentin Austria. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. (1) Was Killed By a German Soldier. (7) Released in 1945.

42-95522   February 14, 1945   MACR 12108
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Vienna Austria While on a Mission on The Floridsdorf Oil Refinery at Vienna Austria. (7) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-99758   July 7, 1944   MACR 6569
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 2 km Northwest of Kruppamuehle Germany While on a Mission on The Oil Refinary at Odertal Germany. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-99773   January 20, 1945   MACR 11537
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed into a Mountain and Exploded at Wels Austria While Returning From a Mission on The South Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-99801   June 4, 1944   MACR 5432
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed in The Harbor of Genoa Italy While on a Mission to Genoa Italy. (9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Bailed Out and Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945.

42-99802   April 12, 1944   MACR 3690
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed 0.4 km North of Felbring Austria While on Mission on The Airfield at Bad Voslau Austria. BG 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (9) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945.

44-40244   July 22, 1944
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crash Landed at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. Unknown Number of Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

44-41009   April 2, 1945   MACR 13489
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Ditched off Pianosa Island Italy in The Tyrrhenian Sea After Number 2 Engine Exploded and Fire in Bomb Bay While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Krems Austria. (5) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Survived and Were Rescued By a PBY Catalina.
B-24J

44-41059   November 11, 1944   MACR 9745
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed 20 km North of of Udine South of Santa Maria La Longa Italy Due to Mechanical Failure While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Villach Austria. (6) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-41094   January 27, 1945
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-41134   January 31, 1945   MACR 11831
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed in Austria After Ran Out of Fuel While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Moosbierbaum Austria. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

44-41163   August 23, 1944   MACR 7974
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed South of Ferraras Italy While on a Mission to Ferrara Italy. Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed and Exploded on Impact. (5) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-41165   December 27, 1944   MACR 10646
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at St. Michael Austria While on a Mission to Bruck Austria. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Died in Captivity.

44-41217   August 22, 1944
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed on Take off at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy Due to Engine Fire. Unknown Number of Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

B-24L

44-41569   January 26, 1945
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

44-49005   November 25, 1944   MACR 10011
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Made a Forced Landing at Bellaria Near Rimini Italy Due to Engine Trouble While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Munich Germany. (2) Crew Bailed Out Over Enemy Territory and Fate Unknown. (9) Crew Stayed With The Aircraft and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Condemned on January 12, 1945.

44-49259   December 18, 1944   MACR 10918
736th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire in Number (4) Engine While on a Mission on The Oswiecim Oil Refinery in Poland. Ran Low on Fuel on Return Trip and Crashed Near Baja Hungary. All (11) Crew Bailed Out and Evaded Capture.

44-49264   March 23, 1945   MACR 13279
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Made an Emergency Landing From Unknown Cause Near Dombover Hungary While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG Nibelungen Tank Works at St. Valentin Austria. All (11) Crew Survived and Returnd to Base.

44-49341   December 11, 1944   MACR 10133
738th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at Wein-Seyring Austria While on a Mission on The Southeast Marshalling Yards at Vienna Austria. Number 1 Engine and Left Wing Caught Fire and Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed. (8) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-49343   January 20, 1945   MACR 11536
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Villach Austria While Returning From a Mission on The South Marshalling Yards at Linz Austria. All (11) Crew Were Killed.

44-49464   March 23, 1945   MACR 13277
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Made an Emergency Landing at Pecs Airfield Hungary That Was in Russian Hands After Hit By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over St. Valentine Austria While on a Mission on The Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG Nibelungen Tank Works at St. Valentin Austria. Flown With (2) Damaged Engines. All (11) Crew Survived. Aircraft Left in Russian Hands. Fate Unknown.

44-49685   February 3, 1945
737th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Landing Accident at San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Condemned on February 3. 1945.

44-49927   April 2, 1945   MACR 13475
739th Bombardment Squadron 454th Bombardment Group 15th Air Force San Giovanni Airfield Foggia Italy
Crashed Landed From Unknown Cause at Pecs Airfield Hungary That Was in Russian Hands While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Krems Austria. All (10) Crew Survived and Returned to Base.
B-24H

41-28667   April 9, 1944   MACR 3835
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landed at Bulltofta Airfield Malmo Sweden Due to Number 3 Engine Fire After Damaged By German Fighter Over Kaiet Channel While on a Mission on The Airfield at Tutow Germany. All (10) Crew Survived and Were Interned in Sweden. Returned in 1945.

41-28669   March 2, 1944   MACR 15202
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off Near Norwich England Due Insuffieient Air Speed Due to Wing Icing While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Frankfurt Germany. (7) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

41-28671   May 12, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Take off Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-28678   March 22, 1944   MACR 3555
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed at Ourtzen Near Hannover Germany Due to Engine Problems While Returning From a Mission on The The BMW Aircraft Engine Works in Berlin Germany. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28709   November 4, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Aircraft Nosed Over After Landing Gear Collapsed. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged in November or December 1944.

41-28720   March 8, 1944   MACR 3345
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Gunfire From German Fighter and Crashed at Finsterwalde Germany While on a Mission on The Ball Bearing Works at Berlin Germany. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. 

41-28721   August 16, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Troston Airfield) Station USAAF-595 Suffolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-28729   March 8, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crash Landed at (RAF Neaton Airfield) Station USAAF-505 Nottingham England While Returning From a Mission on The Bal Bearing Factory at Erkner Berlin Germany. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

41-28738   May 11, 1944   MACR 4801
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed Near Jegenstorf Switzerland Due to Engine Failure While Returning From a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Epinal France. All (10) Bailed Out and Were Picked Up By Swiss Soldiers Near Sumiswald Switzerland and Interned By Switzerland. (2) Crew Escaped and Returned to England. (8) Crew Returned in 1945.

41-28942   August 9, 1944    MACR 7890
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at Waldrach Germany While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Saarbrucken Germany. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-28963   January 17, 1945   MACR 11730
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landed in Sweden After Flak Hit in Gas Tank and Gasoline Streaming Out While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Harburg Germany. (3) Crew Bailed Out Over Falkenberg Sweden and Were Interned in Sweden. (7) Crew Stayed With Aircraft and Were Interned in Sweden. Returned in 1945.

41-29273   April 22, 1944   MACR 4180
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-7 Near Hoetmar Germany While on a Mission to Hamm Germany. Fw 190A-7 Flown By Major Heinz Bar of JG 1/2. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (NOTE) This Was Major Heinz Bar 200th Kill.

41-29286   March 6, 1944   MACR 3346
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 10 km East of Almelo Near Tubberge Holland While on a Mission on The Daimler Benz Motor Works in Berlin Germany. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and (4) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (2) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-29295   April 9, 1944   MACR 3836
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-6 and Crashed 3.5 km Southwest of Wintermoor Germany While on a Mission on The Airfield at Tutow Germany. Fw 190A-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (3) Crew Were Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

41-29298   March 3, 1944   MACR 3347
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed From Unknown Cause in The North Sea While on a Mission on The Daimler Benz Aircraft Works at Berlin Germany. Aircraft Signaled They Were Had Trouble and Were Returning to Base. Never Seen Again. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

41-29299   March 6, 1944   MACR 3348
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed into The Zuider Zee Near Nijkerk Holland While on a Mission to The Daimler Benz Auto Works in Berlin Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (4) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (6) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-29300   July 11, 1944   MACR 6927
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed From Unknown Cause in The North Sea While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Munich Germany. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

41-29302   April 29, 1944
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crash Landed at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

41-29303   July 15, 1944
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

41-29329   March 23, 1944   MACR 3556
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Exploded in Mid Air and Broke Up Near Osnabruck Germany After Mission on Achmer Airfield 8 Miles Northwest of Osnabruck Germany. All (10) Crew Were Killed. (1) Crewman Was Seen to Bail Out But Did Not Have His Leg Straps Fastened and Slid Out of His Parachute and Was Killed.

41-29331   March 16, 1944   MACR 3490
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Ditched in The English Channel While Returning From a Mission on The Dornier Werke Aircraft Factory at Friedrichshafen Germany. BF 109G-6 Flown By Uffz. Heinz Gehrke of JG 26/11. (8) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Survived and Rescued By RAF Search and Rescue.

41-29342   September 9, 1944   MACR 8610
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed at Koblenz Germany Due to Engine Failure While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Mainz Germany. Aircraft Turned Over on its Back and Crashed and Exploded on Impact. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and (2) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (7) Crew Evaded Capture.

41-29452   September 30, 1944
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Watton Airfield) Station USAAF-376 Norfolk England While Returning From a Fuel Supply Mission to France. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

41-29567   April 18, 1944
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-7516   September 20, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off Around The Vicinity of Hastings Avenue Norwich Norfolk 1/4 Mile South of (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England While on a Fuel Supply Mission For General Pattons Tanks. All (6) Crew Were Killed.
B-24H

42-50314   September 11, 1944   MACR 8928
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at WWesterburg/Westerwald Germany While on a Mission on The Synthetic Oil Plant at Magdeburg Germany. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50320   June 4, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-50449   February 23, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Collided With B-24H (41-29596) in Mid Air and Crashed at Hunts Farm Skeyton Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-51095   June 29, 1944   MACR 7092
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at Vollenhove Holland While Returning From a Mission on The Junkers Airframe Factory at Aschersleben Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (6) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (4) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-51179   December 29, 1944
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-51215   February 22, 1945   MACR 12659
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Hildeshiem Germany While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Peine Hildeshiem Germany. Right Wing Broke of and Aircraft Went into a Spin and Crashed. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-52306   March 6, 1944   MACR 3349
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-6 After Hit By Flak & Crashed South of Hamburg Germany While on a Mission on Daimler Benz Auto Works in Berlin Germany. Exploded in Mid Air. Fw 190A-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot & Unit. (3) Crew Killed. (7) Crew Bailed Out & Captured & Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52335   April 25, 1944   MACR 4342
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 10 km East of Vitry France While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Mannheim Germany. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (4) Crew Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945. (4) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-52348   September 24, 1944   MACR 9574
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed off The Coast of Holland in The North Sea While on a Flight From Saint Dizier France to Home Base in England While Returning From a Gas Haul Mission. Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. (6) Crew Killed. (1) Crewman Badly Burned Bailed Out and Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945.

42-52382   April 18, 1944   MACR 4059
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-7 and Crashed Near Bad Zwischenahn Germany While Returning From Mission on The Arado Aircraft Factory at Brandenburg Germany. Fw 190A-7 Flown By Oblt. Hans-Heinrich Koenig of JG 11/3. (7) Crew Killed. (3) Crew Survived and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52392   April 8, 1944   MACR 3786
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Focke-Wulf Fw 190A-7 and Crashed at Immekath 35 km North Northeast of Helmstedt Germany While on a Mission on The Airfield at Brunswick Germany. Fw 190A-7 Flown By Unknown Pilot of JG 1. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52404   May 8, 1944   MACR 15186
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England After (1) Engine Caught Fire While on a Mission on The Airfield at Brunswick Germany. Pilot Unable to Keep Aircraft in Air Hitting Tree Tops Until Right Wing Hit a Large Tree & Broke off. (7) Crew Killed. (3) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-52423   April 9, 1944   MACR 3837
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed at Venslev East of Skaelskov Denmark While on a Mission on The Airfield at Tutow Germany. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (2) Crew Were Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-52432   April 9, 1944   MACR 3838
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Gunfire From German Messerschmitt BF 109G-6 and Crashed at Venslev Denmark While on a Mission on The Airfield at Tutow Germany. BF 109G-6 Flown By Unknown Pilot and Unit. (4) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and (3) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (3) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-52455   December 18, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Hit By Taxiing Aircraft While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Salvaged on May 26 to 28, 1945 at 3rd SAD.

42-52457   April 9, 1945   MACR 13911
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Lechfeld Germany While on a Mission on The Airfield at Lechfeld Germany. Aircraft Exploded in Mid Air. (1) Crewman Was Killed. (8) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-94946   May 27, 1944   MACR 5388
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landed at Payerne Airfield Payerne Switzerland After No# (4) Engine Failure While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Neunkirchen Germany. (1) Crewman Bailed Out Over Germany & Captured & Became a POW. Released in 1945. (9) Crew Survived & Interned in Switzerland. Returned in 1945. Aircraft Returned October 8, 1945.

42-94952   September 22, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crash Landed at Clastres Airfield A-71 Picardy France Due to Mechanical Failure While on a Gas Supply Mission to Clastres Airfield A-71 Picardy France. Aircraft Caught Fire. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-95008   June 29, 1944   MACR 7086
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Papenburg Germany While on a Mission on The Junkers Airframe Factory at Aschersleben Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-95096   July 12, 1944   MACR 6928
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landed at Payerne Airfield Payerne Switzerland Due to Low on Fuel and Number (3) Engine Feathered While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Munich Germany. All (10) Crew Survived and Were Interned in Switzerland. Returned in 1945. Aircraft Returned on October 1, 1945.

42-95116   July 31, 1944   MACR 7830
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Ludwigshafen Germany While on a Mission on The Chemical Plant at Ludwigshafen Germany. Aircraft Nosed Over and Went into a Spin and Crashed. (6) Crew Were Killed. (4) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-95117   July 20, 1944   MACR 7255
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed 12 km Northwest of Hasselt Belgium After Number 1 Engine Exploded and Aircraft Became Unflyable While on a Mission on The Aircraft Engine Factory at Eisenach Germany. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Killed When His Parachute Failed to Open. (3) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (5) Evaded Capture.

42-95120   April 14, 1945   MACR 15355
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England Due to Port Engine Failure and Poor Visibility While on a Mission to Pointe de Grave France. Crashed into Trees and Broke Up and Caught Fire. (5) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Were Injured and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-95133   November 24, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed into Baker Street Rail Depot Norwich England After Struck The Church Steeple Due to Poor Visibiility in Bad Weather While on a Practice Mission. The Inpact Broke off The Outer Part of The Right Wing and Right Tail Assembly and Aircraft Banked to The Right and Crashed. All (9) Crew Were Killed. Washed Out.

42-95163   August 9, 1944
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crash Landed at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England While Returning From Aborting a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Saarbrucken Germany. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.
B-24J

42-50864   October 14, 1944   MACR 9487
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Cologne Germany While on a Mission to Cologne Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-50907   September 9, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crash Landed and Caught Fire at Hyde's Farm Cowland 5 Miles East of Stamford England Due to Mechanical Failure During a Night Training Flight. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Survived. (7) Crew Were Killed in The Crash Landing and Fire. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

42-50912   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-50954   January 16, 1945
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed at Ferrieres France After Ran Out of Fuel Due to Flak Damage Over Magdeburg While Returning From a Mission on The Krupp Steel Works at Magdeburg Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (2) Crew Were Killed When Their Parachutes Failed to Open. (8) Crew Survived. The Free French Helped Them Reach U.S. Troops.

42-51939   May 2, 1945
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed 12 Miles West Northwest of Oxford England Due to Bad Weather. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out.

42-100341   July 11, 1944   MACR 6929
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Schoondiyke 2 km Southeast of Breskens Holland While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Munich Germany. (5) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and (4) Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945. (1) Crewman Evaded Capture.

42-100362   July 7, 1944   MACR 7227
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Emden Harbor Germany While Returning After Aborted Mission After (1) Engine Failed While on a Mission on The Bergins Synthetic Oil Works at Lutzkendorf Germany. (5) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-100365   July 12, 1944   MACR 6930
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed Near Harveng 7 km Southeast of Mons Belgium While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Munich Germany. All (9) Crew Bailed Out and (4) Were Captured and Became POWs. Liberated in August 1944 After Allies Overran The Area in Belgium. (5) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-100408   March 29, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Taxiing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-100431   October 30, 1944   MACR 10166
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at Deutsch Evern 5 km South of Luneburg Germany While on a Mission on The Oil Refinery at Hamburg Germany. Aircraft Tail Section Broke off and Aircraft Went into a Dive and Crashed. (4) Crew Were Killed. (5) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-100433   August 6, 1944   MACR 7891
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Hamburg Germany While on a Mission on The Rheuania Oil Refinery at Hamburg Germany. The Aircraft Exploded and The Wings Fell off. (10) Crew Were Killed. (2) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

42-109812   December 24, 1944   MACR 11121
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed at St. Vith Belgium While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Schonecken Germany. Aircraft Tail Section Broke off and Went into a Spin and Crashed. (6) Crew Were Killed. (3) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Captured and Became a POW. Released in 1945. (2) Crew Evaded Capture.

42-110059   April 19, 1944
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

42-110172   May 24, 1944
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Collided With B-17G (42-97325) From The 508th Bomb Squadron 351st Bomb Group in Mid Air During Assembly Over England While on a Mission on The Airfield at Bourges France. Aircraft Broke in Half and Crashed Near Eye Suffolk England. All (10) Crew Were Killed.

42-110184   August 25, 1944   MACR 8295
755th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire Over Amrum Island and Crashed at Fahrteft Near Leck Germany While on a Mission on The Dornier Aircraft Factory at Lubeck Germany. (3) Crew Were Killed. (6) Crew Bailed Out and Were Captured and Became POWs. Released in 1945.

44-10491   February 22, 1945   MACR 12675
754th Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Shot Down By Anti-Aircraft Fire and Crashed 1 km West of Hainhausen Germany While on a Mission on The Marshalling Yards at Peine Hildeshiem Germany. All (10) Crew Bailed Out and (1) Was Killed in The Jump. (9) Crew Captured. (3) Crew Murdered By The Bieber Police. (6) Crew Became POWs and Were Released in 1945.

44-10602   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40273   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40275   November 11, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Washed Out on November 14, 1944.

44-40277   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40281   February 13, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed at Old Catton Road 1 Mile Southeast of (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England Approaching The Base For Landing With (1) Engine Out Returning From a Practice Mission. All (9) Crew Were Killed. Aircraft Was Destroyed. Salvaged.

44-40285   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40287   March 14, 1945
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Ground Accident While Parked at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. Hit By Debris From Exploding B-24J (44-40118) Which Was Accidentally Fired Gunfire From B-24J (42-50565). Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

44-40288   October 2, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England During a Practice Mission. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

44-40291   May 30, 1944
753rd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Crashed on Take off at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England and Ran off The End of The Runway After Number 1 and 2 Engines Propellers Ran Away and Pilot Tried to Land While on a Practice Mission. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Was Destroyed.

44-40475   February 6, 1945
752nd Bombardment Squadron 458th Bombardment Group 8th Air Force (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England
Landing Accident at (RAF Horsham St. Faith Airfield) Station USAAF-123 Norfolk England. All (10) Crew Survived. Aircraft Badly Damaged. Unknown if Repaired.

References

1. Lawrence Bloodgood