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392nd Bombardment Group (Heavy)

Aircraft:B-24
Group Emblem:
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Wing:14th Combat Bombardment Wing
Division:2nd Bombardment Division
Airfield(s)
Squadrons:576th Bombardment Squadron
577th Bombardment Squadron
578th Bombardment Squadron
579th Bombardment Squadron
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Details:Trained with B-24's. Moved to England, Jul-Aug 1943, and assigned to Eighth AF. Began combat on 9 Sep 1943 and engaged primarily in bombardment of strategic objectives on the Continent until Apr 1945.

Attacked such targets as an oil refinery at Gelsenkirchen, a marshalling yard at Osnabruck, a railroad viaduct at Bielefeld, steel plants at Brunswick, a tank factory at Kassel, and gas works at Berlin.

Took part in the intensive campaign of heavy bombers against the German aircraft industry during Big Week, 20-25 Feb 1944, being awarded a DUC for bombing an aircraft and component parts factory at Gotha on 24 Feb. Sometimes supported ground forces or carried out interdictory operations.

Bombed airfields and V-weapon sites in France prior to the Normandy invasion in Jun 1944 and struck coastal defenses and choke points on D-Day. Hit enemy positions to assist ground forces at St Lo during the breakthrough in Jul 1944. Bombed railroads, bridges, and highways to cut off German supply lines during the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944-Jan 1945. Dropped supplies to Allied troops during the air attack on Holland in Sep 1944 and during the airborne assault across the Rhine in Mar 1945.

Flew last combat mission on 25 Apr 1945, then carried food to the Dutch. Returned to the US in Jun. Inactivated on 13 Sep 1945.

    Commanders:
  • Col Irvine A Rendle, 26 Jan 1943
  • Col Lorin L Johnson, 21 Jun 1944
  • Lt Col Lawrence G Gilbert, 27 May 1945

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

Accident Reports:Number of Non-Combat-Related Accident reports for this group: 56

Missions

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#DATENAMETARGETSA/C LOST
1September 06, 1943VIII BC 91Aircraft and bearing factories in and around Stuttgart, Germany
2September 09, 1943VIII BC 94Operation STARKEY: rehearsal for the invasion of France
3September 23, 1943VIII BC 101Targets in Brittany, France
4September 26, 1943VIII BC 103Targets in Paris
5September 27, 1943VIII BC 104Port area of Emden, Germany
6October 02, 1943VIII BC 106Industrial area of Emden, Germany
7October 04, 1943VIII BC 108Targets in Germany3
8October 08, 1943VIII BC 111Bremen and Vegesack, Germany ship yards2
9October 09, 1943VIII BC 113Industrial targets and ports in Germany
10October 14, 1943VIII BC 115City area and ball bearing plants at Schweinfurt, Germany
11October 20, 1943VIII BC 116Industrial area at Duren, Germany
12November 03, 1943VIII BC 119Wilhelmshaven, Germany port area
13November 05, 1943VIII BC 121Rail targets in Germany3
14November 13, 1943VIII BC 130Port area of Bremen, Germany4
15November 16, 1943VIII BC 131Targets in Norway
16November 18, 1943VIII BC 132Oslo/Kjeller airfield in Norway2
17November 26, 1943VIII BC 138Bremen, Germany1
18December 01, 1943VIII BC 145Solingen and Leverkusen, Germany industrial areas
19December 05, 1943VIII BC 149Airfields in France
20December 11, 1943VIII BC 151Emden, Germany industrial area1
21December 13, 1943VIII BC 154Bremen and Kiel, Germany port areas1
22December 16, 1943VIII BC 156Bremen, Germany port area
23December 20, 1943VIII BC 159Bremen, Germany port area1
24December 22, 1943VIII BC 161Marshalling yards at Osnabruck and Munster, Germany
25December 24, 1943VIII BC 164Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
26December 30, 1943VIII BC 169Ludwigshafen port area1
27December 31, 1943VIII BC 171Airfields in France1
28January 04, 19448AF BC 174Targets in Germany5
29January 05, 19448AF BC 176Kiel shipyards and industrial area
30January 07, 19448AF BC 178I G Farben plant at Ludwigshafen, Germany
31January 11, 19448AF FC FO 182Aviation targets in Germany
32January 14, 19448AF BC 183Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
33January 21, 19448AF BC 187Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
34January 29, 19448AF BC 198Frankfurt Industrial area1
35January 30, 19448AF BC 200Aviation targets in Brunswick, Germany
36January 31, 19448AF 203St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
37February 02, 19448AF 205St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites1
38February 05, 19448AF 210Airfields in France
39February 06, 19448AF 212Airfields in France
40February 08, 19448AF 214Siracourt and Watten V-weapons sites; Frankfurt marshaling yards
41February 11, 19448AF 218Siracourt V-weapons site; Frankfurt area marshaling yards
42February 12, 19448AF 220St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
43February 13, 19448AF 221Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
44February 20, 19448AF 226Tutow and Rostock airfields; Aviation industry in Germany
45February 21, 1944B228Airfields in Germany1
46February 22, 19448AF 230Aviation targets in Germany
47February 24, 19448AF 233Schweinfurt industrial area7
48February 25, 19448AF 235Aviation targets in Germany
49February 29, 19448AF 241Lottinghen V-weapons site
50March 02, 19448AF 244Frankfurt, Germany marshaling yards
51March 03, 19448AF 246Wilhelmshaven, Germany port area1
52March 05, 19448AF 248Airfields in France1
53March 06, 19448AF 250Berlin industrial areas1
54March 08, 19448AF 252Berlin industrial areas
55March 09, 19448AF 253Berlin industrial areas
56March 12, 19448AF 256St. Pol / Siracourt V-weapons sites
57March 15, 19448AF 259Brunswick industrial area1
58March 16, 19448AF 262Augsburg, Germany and T/Os
59March 18, 19448AF 264Aviation targets in Germany14
60March 21, 19448AF 270Watten V-weapon site
61March 23, 19448AF 275Brunswick aviation targets
62March 24, 19448AF 277German industrial area and French airfields
63March 26, 19448AF 280Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites1
64March 27, 19448AF 282Airfields in SW France
65April 01, 19448AF 287Ludwigshafen chemical industry
66April 06, 19448AF 290Watten V-weapons site
67April 08, 19448AF 291Aviation targets in Germany2
68April 09, 19448AF 293Aviation targets in Germany1
69April 10, 19448AF 295Airfields in France, Belgium, Holland and Germany
70April 11, 19448AF 298Aviation targets in Germany3
71April 12, 19448AF 300Schweinfurt industrial area
72April 13, 19448AF 301Schweinfurt industrial area
73April 18, 19448AF 306Aviation targets in Germany1
74April 19, 19448AF 308Aviation targets in Germany
75April 20, 19448AF 309V-weapon sites in France
76April 22, 19448AF 311Hamm, Germany marshaling yards1
77April 24, 19448AF 315Aviation targets in Germany
78April 25, 19448AF 317Marshaling yards in Germany and airfields in France
79April 26, 19448AF 319Brunswick industrial area and Cologne
80April 27, 19448AF 322Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites
81April 27, 19448AF 323Marshaling yards and airfields in France
82April 29, 19448AF 327Berlin city area6
83May 01, 19448AF 333Marshaling yards in France
84May 03, 19448AF 336V-weapons sites at Wizernes, France
85May 04, 19448AF 338Bergen / Alkmaar airfield
86May 07, 19448AF 342Berlin targets of opportunity, Munster and Osnabruck industrial areas
87May 08, 19448AF 344Targets in Germany
88May 09, 19448AF 347Marshaling yards and airfields in France, Belgium and Luxembourg
89May 11, 19448AF 350Marshaling yards and airfields in France
90May 12, 19448AF 353German oil industry targets
91May 13, 19448AF 355Oil production facilities in Germany and Czechoslovakia
92May 15, 19448AF 356Marquise V-weapons site
93May 21, 19448AF 360V-weapon sites in France
94May 23, 19448AF 364Airfields and rail targets in France
95May 24, 19448AF 367Airfields in France and Financial District, Admiralty, War Offices in Berlin area
96May 25, 19448AF 370Airfields, rail targets and coastal batteries in France
97May 27, 19448AF 373Rail targets in Germany and France
98May 28, 19448AF 376Oil production facilities in Germany
99May 29, 19448AF 379Aviation and oil targets in Germany4
100May 30, 19448AF 380Industry in Germany, rail targets in France and Belgium
101May 31, 19448AF 382Aviation and rail targets in Germany; rail targets in France and Belgium
102June 02, 19448AF 384, 385V-weapons sites, airfields and rail targets in France
103June 04, 19448AF 391Rail bridges and airfields in Paris area
104June 06, 19448AF 394Coastal targets in invasion area
105June 07, 19448AF 397, 398Tactical targets in NW France
106June 08, 19448AF 400Rail targets and airfields in France
107June 10, 19448AF 403Tactical targets in France, airfields and chokepoints
108June 11, 19448AF 405Airfields and rail targets in Paris, Brittany and Loire valley
109June 12, 19448AF 407Airfields and bridges in France
110June 14, 19448AF 412Airfields in France and the low countries; supply sites in France
111June 15, 19448AF 414Airfields and rail targets in France; Oil targets in Germany
112June 17, 19448AF 419Airfields in France
113June 17, 19448AF 418Airfields in France
114June 18, 19448AF 421Oil targets in Germany
115June 19, 19448AF 424Pas-de-Calais V-Weapons sites
116June 20, 19448AF 425Oil and industrial targets in Germany, V-weapons sites in France4
117June 21, 19448AF 428Oil production facilities in Germany; first Shuttle mission to USSR (Operation FRANTIC)1
118June 22, 19448AF 432Industry and airfields in NW France
119June 23, 19448AF 435 and 436Pas-de-Calais V-weapons sites; rail and airfield targets in NW France3
120June 25, 19448AF 441, 442Airfields and electric power installtions in France
121June 28, 1944VIII 445Airfields, supply dumps, bridges in Paris area; Saarbrucken rail targets
122June 29, 19448AF 447Strategic targets in Leipzig area
123July 04, 19448AF 451Airfields and bridges in France
124July 07, 19448AF 458Oil, bearing and aircraft plants in Germany5
125July 11, 19448AF 466Munich and southern Germany2
126July 12, 19448AF 469Munich and southern Germany
127July 13, 19448AF 471Munich and southern Germany
128July 16, 19448AF 476Munich area
129July 18, 19448AF 481Tactical targets in France; Kiel oil targets; Peenemunde area
130July 19, 19448AF 482Industrial targets in W and SW Germany
131July 20, 19448AF 484Oil and industrial targets in W Germany
132July 21, 19448AF 486Aircraft industry, airfields and ball-bearing plants in SW Germany3
133July 24, 19448AF 492Tactical support for Operation COBRA
134July 25, 19448AF 494Tactical support for Operation COBRA
135July 29, 19448AF 503Oil targets in Germany and airfields in France
136July 31, 19448AF 507Targets in Germany and airfields in France
137August 01, 19448AF 508Airfields, bridges, tactical targets in France
138August 02, 19448AF 510, 511Tactical targets in France
139August 03, 19448AF 512, 513Rail targets on Franco-German border, fuel dups and bridges near Paris, Brussels1
140August 04, 19448AF 516GH attack V-weapon sites and coastal batteries
141August 04, 19448AF 514Oil refineries, aircraft factories
142August 05, 19448AF 519, 520, 521Strategic targets in Germany, V-weapons site, GH test
143August 06, 19448AF 524Refineries and factories in Germany; Noball targets in France1
144August 08, 19448AF 530, 8AF 531Airfields and Noball targets in France
145August 09, 19448AF 533, 8AF 535Aviation and tank industry and airfields in SE Germany; Micro H test
146August 11, 19448AF 541, 542, 543Rail, fuel, troops in Brest peninsula
147August 12, 19448AF 545Metz and airfields in central and eastern France
148August 13, 19448AF 548, 549, 550Support of Ground troops near Le Havre; transportation around Paris
149August 14, 19448AF 552Airfield, rail in France; aviation and oil plants in Germany
150August 15, 19448AF 554Airfields in Germany and the Low Countries
151August 16, 19448AF 556Oil refineries and aircraft plants in Germany
152August 18, 19448AF 561, 562Bridges, Airfields, Fuel Dumps and an Aircraft Engine Factory in France and Belgium
153August 24, 19448AF 568Strategic targets in Germany
154August 25, 19448AF 570Aircraft component plants
155August 26, 19448AF 575, 576, 577, 578, 575: Brest gun batteries; 576: oil, fuel, chemicals; 577: bridge; 578: TV bombs
156August 30, 19448AF 590 & 8AF 591590: V-1 launching sites; 591: Kiel and Bremen
157September 05, 19448AF 605, 8AF 606605: Aviation and oil industry in SE Germany. 606: enemy positions nr. Brest
158September 08, 19448AF 611Industry in Mainz and Ludwigshafen1
159September 09, 19448AF 613, 8AF 614613: container drop to French Resistance in Southern France; 614: targets in western Germany1
160September 10, 19448AF 619, 8AF 620Targets in Stuttgart area
161September 11, 19448AF 623Attacks on synthetic oil plants and refinery4
162September 12, 19448AF 626Attacks on Germany oil industry1
163September 13, 19448AF 628Oil and industrial target in southern Germany1
164September 18, 19448AF 639Re-supply of US airborne forces in the Nijmegan-Eindhoven area2
165September 21, 19448AF 44Targets in western Germany1
166September 22, 19448AF 645Vehicle factories in Kassel, Germany
167September 25, 19448AF 647Rail targets in western Germany and oil plant at Ludwigshafen
168September 26, 19448AF 648Rail targets and vehicle factories in western Germany
169September 27, 19448AF 650Industry and transportation targets in western Germany
170September 28, 19448AF 652Oil and vehicle plants in central Germany
171September 30, 19448AF 655Rail and aviation targets in western Germany
172October 02, 19448AF 658; 8AF 659Industrial targets in Cologne and Kassel; Hamm marshaling yard
173October 03, 19448AF 662Airfields and industrial targets in Germany
174October 05, 19448AF 665Industry, airfields and railways in Germany
175October 06, 19448AF 667Industry in northern Germany
176October 07, 19448AF 669Oil installations and vehicle plants1
177October 09, 19448AF 670Industrial targets in south and central Germany
178October 12, 19448AF 674Airfield and marshalling yard
179October 14, 19448AF 676, 8AF 677Rail targets in Germany1
180October 15, 19448AF 678Industrial, oil and rail targets in Cologne, Germany area
181October 17, 19448AF 681Targets in Cologne area
182October 19, 19448AF 683Industrial targets in Mannheim and Mainz
183October 22, 19448AF 685Targets in western Germany
184October 25, 19448AF 688Oil and industry in western Germany
185October 26, 19448AF 689Industry and comm targets in western Germany
186October 30, 19448AF 693Oil industry in Germany
187November 01, 19448AF 696Oil installations and a rail bridge
188November 02, 19448AF 698Oil and rail targets in Central Germany
189November 04, 19448AF 700Oil installations in western Germany1
190November 05, 19448AF 702Marshalling yards in western Germany
191November 06, 19448AF 704Oil installations in western Germany
192November 08, 19448AF 705Oil and rail targets in Germany
193November 09, 19448AF 707Tactical targets in Metz and Thionville areas
194November 10, 19448AF 709Airfield in western Germany
195November 11, 19448AF 712Oil and rail targets in western Germany
196November 16, 19448AF 715Tactical targets near Aachen
197November 21, 19448AF 720Oil industry in Germany
198November 25, 19448AF 723Synthetic oil installation at Merseburg and Bingen rail yard
199November 26, 19448AF 725Rail and oil installation in western Germany
200November 29, 19448AF 729Rail and oil targets Germany
201November 30, 19448AF 731Rail and oil targets Germany
202December 02, 19448AF 734Rail marshaling yards in Germany6
203December 04, 19448AF 736Rail targets in Germany
204December 05, 19448AF 728, 8AF 729Berlin weapons works and Munster rail yards; 729: Aphrodite op
205December 06, 19448AF 741Oil and rail targets in Germany
206December 11, 19448AF 746Rail targets and bridge in western Germany
207December 12, 19448AF 748Oil and rail targets in Germany
208December 23, 19448AF 757Rail and communication centers behind battle lines in Ardennes
209December 24, 19448AF 759, 760Airfields and communications center in Gemany (760) and French U-boat coastal batteries (759)
210December 28, 19448AF 766Rail and road bridges in western Germany1
211December 29, 19448AF 769Communications targets in western Germany
212December 30, 19448AF 770Rail and communications targets in western Germany
213December 31, 19448AF 772Strategic targets and comm centers along German supply lines
214January 01, 19458AF 774Oil and rail targets in western Germany
215January 02, 19458AF 776Communications and tactical targets in western Germany
216January 03, 19458AF 778Rail and communications targets in western Germany
217January 05, 19458AF 781Rail targets and airfield in central Germany
218January 07, 19458AF 785Comm centers, rail targets, bridges and oil depots in western Germany
219January 08, 19458AF 787Comm centers, rail targets, bridges in western Germany
220January 10, 19458AF 789Airfields, rail targets and bridges in Germany
221January 13, 19458AF 791Marshalling yards and Rhine rail bridges
222January 14, 19458AF 792Oil facilities in central Germany and highway bridges at Cologne
223January 16, 19458AF 796Oil and industrial targets in Germany
224January 21, 19458AF 803Industry and rail targets in central Germany
225January 28, 19458AF 809Marshalling yards, bridges and benzol plant at Dortmund2
226January 29, 19458AF 811Industrial plants at Kassel and rail targets in central Germany
227February 03, 19458AF 817Major attack on Berlin and Madgeburg oil industry
228February 06, 19458AF 821Oil targets in Germany
229February 09, 19458AF 824Oil targets in Germany1
230February 11, 19458AF 827Dulmen oil depot
231February 14, 19458AF 830Oil and rail targets in Germany
232February 15, 19458AF 832Oil plants at Magdeburg and rail targets in Germany1
233February 16, 19458AF 833Oil plants and marshaling yards in central Gemany
234February 21, 19458AF 839Rail targets in Nuremburg
235February 22, 19458AF 841Operation Clarion: major attack on German rail and road targets1
236February 23, 19458AF 843Second day of Clarion mission
237February 24, 19458AF 845Oil refineries and rail targets
238February 25, 19458AF 847Tank factories; jet airfields; oil depots
239February 26, 19458AF 849Attacks on targets in Berlin
240February 27, 19458AF 851Road and rail targets in Halle and Leipzig
241February 28, 19458AF 854Rail targets in Germany
242March 01, 19458AF 857Marshalling yards in central and southern Germany
243March 02, 19458AF 859Synthetic oil plants and tank works1
244March 03, 19458AF 861Oil refineries in Germany1
245March 04, 19458AF 863Jet airfields and industrial targets
246March 05, 19458AF 865Synthetic oil plants
247March 07, 19458AF 869Oil and communication targets
248March 08, 19458AF 872Synthetic oil plants and rail targets
249March 10, 19458AF 877Rail targets
250March 11, 19458AF 881U-boat yards and oil installations in northern Germany
251March 12, 19458AF 883Marshalling yards
252March 14, 19458AF 886Rail, oil and industrial targets
253March 15, 19458AF 889German Army HQ and rail targets1
254March 17, 19458AF 892Oil, industrial and rail targets
255March 18, 19458AF 894Rail and tank plants in Berlin area
256March 19, 19458AF 896Industry, rail and airfield targets in Germany
257March 20, 19458AF 898Hamburg area targets
258March 21, 19458AF 901, 902, 903, 904Jet fighter bases
259March 22, 19458AF 906Attacks on barracks, camps and airfields
260March 23, 19458AF 908Rail targets in west and central Germany
261March 24, 19458AF 911Operations in support of Operation VARSITY - crossing of the Rhine1
262March 25, 19458AF 913Oil plants
263March 30, 19458AF 918Uboat construction and operation targets
264March 31, 19458AF 920Synthetic oil plants, munition and vehicles factories
265April 04, 19458AF 926Airfields in Germany
266April 05, 19458AF 928Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
267April 06, 19458AF 930Leipzig area
268April 07, 19458AF 931Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
269April 08, 19458AF 932Ordnance depots, marshalling yards and airfields
270April 09, 19458AF 935Oil depot, ammunition plant and jet airfields
271April 11, 19458AF 941Airfields, munitions and rail targets
272April 14, 19458AF 948Bordeaux strong points and batteries
273April 15, 19458AF 951Bordeaux and Royan strong points and batteries
274April 16, 19458AF 954, 8AF 955Rail and communication centers
275April 17, 19458AF 957Rail targets in E Germany and Czechoslovakia
276April 20, 19458AF 962Rail targets in Berlin and Czechoslovakia
277April 25, 19458AF 968Airfields and rail targets in Czechoslovakia and southeast Germany
TOTAL AIRCRAFT LOST:122

Non-Combat Related Accidents

#DATEREPORT
11943-08-30Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7468).
Organization: / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Tompkins, Merle F.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Northfield Farm, Clock Fa England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
21943-10-01Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7497).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gonseth, Frank (NMI).
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
31943-11-13Aircraft: B-24D (#41-23689).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Miller, Henry W.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
41943-12-04Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7588).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Reade, John J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
51943-12-05Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7556).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: [ground crew].
Notes: ground accident caused by explosion destroyed by fire.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
61943-12-07Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7524).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Johns, Melvin T.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
71943-12-27Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7496).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: White, Robert K.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
81944-01-07Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7596).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Johnson, Rex L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
91944-01-29Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7669).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Gray, Clyde T.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Tibenham/ 1mi S Sta 124 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
101944-01-29Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100005).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Usry, William F.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Tibenham/ 1mi S Sta 124 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
111944-02-09Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7480).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Lishka, Albert (NMI) Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
121944-03-03Aircraft: B-24J (#42-99979).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: George, Floyd A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Neaton/Sta 505 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
131944-03-06Aircraft: B-24J (#42-7473).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Shea, Paul F.
Notes: killed in crashed on take off.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
141944-04-08Aircraft: B-24J (#42-73505).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Anderson, Thomas L.
Notes: killed in crash landing.
Location: Badwell Farm, Sidesstrand England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
151944-04-09Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29485).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Bovindon, Hertfordshire.
Pilot: Morefield, Hubert F.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: RAF Foulsham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
161944-04-15Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100308).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hunt, Norman J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
171944-05-04Aircraft: B-24J (#42-110028).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Sabourin, Roland E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
181944-05-11Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29552).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Lotterhos, Roy H.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
191944-06-10Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50338).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: [ground crew].
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
201944-06-16Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52670).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Mathias, Ward E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Barkston Heath/Sta 483 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
211944-06-20Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50287).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kuster, Kenneth D.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
221944-07-05Aircraft: B-24H (#41-28731).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Reese, Robert L.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Foxley England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
231944-07-05Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95092).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Fidel, Paul M.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Foxley England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
241944-07-13Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95103).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Hunt, Norman J.
Notes: killed in a crash due to weather.
Location: Spilsby England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
251944-07-30Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52649).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Whiteaker, William E.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Watton, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
261944-07-30Aircraft: B-24J (#42-100187).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Otis, John J.
Notes: mid air collision.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
271944-08-05Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95222).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Filkel, Owen H.
Notes: killed in a take off accident.
Location: Wendling/ 2 1/2mi E S 118 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
281944-08-12Aircraft: B-24J (#44-40295).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Long, Jesse D.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Thorpe Abbots, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
291944-08-24Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29608).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Niederriter, Robert A.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
301944-10-03Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29511).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Beder, John (NMI).
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: RAF Mepal England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
311944-10-09Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52642).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Enyart, Dale W.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
321944-10-09Aircraft: B-24H (#42-7478).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Alexander, Allen B.
Notes: crash landing.
Location: Wendling/3mi S Sta 118 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
331944-10-19Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29608).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: White, Edmund J.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
341944-10-29Aircraft: CB-24H (#42-7560W).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Levell, Olen F Jr.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 5
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
351944-11-09Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29131).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Marello, John K.
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
361944-11-15Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50284W).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Tokarsky, Alexander (NMI).
Notes: ground accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
371944-12-05Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94897W).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Steck, Richard O Jr.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
381944-12-17Aircraft: B-24H (#41-29476).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Earl, Philip R.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
391944-12-31Aircraft: B-24J (#44-10528).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Blakeley, Willis G.
Notes: forced landing out of gas.
Location: Beetley Hall/ 2mi SE England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
401945-01-10Aircraft: B-24H (#42-51186).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Clarke, Jack C.
Notes: crashed due to engine failure.
Location: Seething, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
411945-01-15Aircraft: B-24H (#42-52639W).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Dodson, Gerald H.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
421945-01-16Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51345).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Stoddard, Kenneth L.
Notes: bailed out out of gas due to weather.
Location: Cheddington/ 5mi E England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
431945-01-19Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95031).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Smith, Kenneth A.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
441945-01-19Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95223).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Decker, Jack C.
Notes: missing in service [often a macr].
Location: unknown.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
451945-01-21Aircraft: B-24J (#42-51340).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: [parked aircraft].
Notes: ground accident weather.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 2
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
461945-02-03Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50709).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Yasi, Robert L.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
471945-02-11Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95464).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kelly, John B.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: RAF Foulsham England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
481945-02-14Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95272).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kelly, John B.
Notes: crash landing out of gas.
Location: Wendling/3mi S Sta 118 England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
491945-02-14Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50390).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Prater, Willis K.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
501945-02-16Aircraft: B-24H (#42-95031).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Novik, Albert J.
Notes: bailed out due to structural failure.
Location: Flagmoer England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
511945-02-20Aircraft: B-24H (#42-94898).
Organization: 577BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Osojnicki, Emil S.
Notes: taxiing accident.
Location: Wendling, Norfolk England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
521945-03-15Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50284).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Ansbro, Mathew J.
Notes: landing accident.
Location: Leicester, East England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 3
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
531945-03-22Aircraft: B-24H (#42-51150).
Organization: 579BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Grettum, Robert B.
Notes: killed in a crash.
Location: Coltishall/ nr England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
541945-03-25Aircraft: B-24J (#42-5134*).
Organization: 576BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Markuson, Clifford O.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Coltishall/ nr England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
551945-03-25Aircraft: B-24J (#42-50804).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Kaiser, Phillip W.
Notes: killed in mid air collision.
Location: Coltishall/ nr England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/
561945-04-14Aircraft: B-24H (#42-50446).
Organization: 578BS / 392BG of Wendling, Norfolk.
Pilot: Warner, Charles W.
Notes: take off accident.
Location: Gressen Hall/ 1/2mi W England.
Damage (0-5 increasing damage): 4
source: Aviation Archaeology http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/

Aircraft

  • These are aircraft that were in this group at one time
  • List is in serial number order
  • Aircraft may be listed more than once if there are notes from multiple sources.
MODELSERIAL #A/C NAMEGROUPSQUADRONAC CODEMACR REPORT #
Consolidated B-24D-CO Liberator41-11828n/a392BG n/a
11828 (392nd BG, Hill Field, UT) surveyed Apr 12, 1944.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-10-DT Liberator41-28692n/a392BG 576BS3318
28692 (392nd BG, 576th BS) interned in Switzerland Mar 18, 1944. MACR 3318
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-15-DT Liberator41-28841n/a392BG 577BS12216
28841 (392nd BG, 577th BS) lost Feb 9, 1945, Germany. MACR 12216
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator41-29002n/a392BG 578BS10206
29002 (392nd BG, 578th BS) shot down by AAA Sept 21, 1944 Vershoven, near Euskirchen. 3 KIA, 6 POW. MACR 10206
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24E-20-CF Liberator41-29052n/a392BG 579BS
29052 (392nd BG, 579th BS) based at Topeka AAB, KS crashed 10 mi SW of Boone, Iowa after losing part of starbord wing during thunderstorm Jul 18, 1945. 5 killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29125n/a392BG 578BS
29125 (392nd BG, 578th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29127LIL GYPSY392BG 579BSG3517
Interned Mar 18, 1944 in Switzerland. Returned Mar 18, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29129n/a392BG 578BSA5096
The Neff crew, aboard 41-29129, had a landing accident upon returning from the Gotha mission.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29131FLYING PATCH392BG 578BSK8847
Originally assigned to the 446th BG, then to the 389th BG, then to the 392nd. Designated as War Weary on 18 Sep 1944. Transferred 26-Nov-44 to Greencastle, Ireland. M/Sgt Hubert H. Lee was the crew chief.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29135LAST FRONTIER392BG 578BSA
Crashlanded at West Bradenham, Wendling, UK after 3 working engines stopped. 1 killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29163n/a392BG 578BSF
Designated as War Weary and transferred to Station 505.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29174n/a392BG 577BS3320
29174 (392nd BG, 577th BS) crashed Mar 18, 1944 after midair collision over St-Just-en-Chaussee, France. MACR 3320
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-1-CF Liberator41-29174AMBLING OKIE392BG 577BSR3320
MIA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24H-5-CF Liberator41-29192THE SKY SHARK392BG 577BSX2945
Shot down Feb 24, 1944 near Wetzlar, Germany.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24H-5-CF Liberator41-29192THE SKY SHARK392BG 577BSX
Transferred from 389th to 392nd BG
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29427READY WILLING AND ABLE392BG 577BSU
Was originally assigned to the 467th BG but was transferred to the 392nd before flying any missions. Despite extensive battle damage on 29-Apr-44, the plane made it back to Wendling and was in a landing-pattern circuit over the field. At 1522 hours, the plane suddenly exploded and then crashed two miles south of the base, killing the entire crew.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29433n/a392BG 576BSD
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29433n/a392BG 576BSD
\"Crash landed 29-May-44 at Sporle, northwest of Little Fransham, England.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29448CAROL ANN392BG 579BSL
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29448CAROL ANN392BG 579BSM
Transferred to 579BS.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29474n/a392BG 579BSM4936
MIA May 19, 1944. MACR 4936
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

24H-15-CF Liberator41-29476GASHOUSE GUS392BG 576BSH
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

24H-15-CF Liberator41-29476GASHOUSE GUS392BG 576BSH
Crash landed 24-Mar-45 in Belgium. The crew chief was Sgt Joseph D. Farinelli.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29485n/a392BG 578BS
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29485n/a392BG 578BS
Lost in mid-air collision 9-Apr-44 with a 389th BG ship over Dereham, Norfolk, England.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29509KNUCKLE HEAD392BG 578BSA
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29509KNUCKLE HEAD392BG 576BSA5215
Crashed 27-Apr-44 at Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, England
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29511SWEET ELOISE392BG 576BSC
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29511SWEET ELOISE392BG 579BSB
Transfer
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29511SWEET ELOISE392BG 578BSY
Transfer
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29527FOXY PHOEBE392BG 576BSG
First appeared in 392nd records. Returned to USA June 1945. May have originally belonged to 487th BG as she\'s listed on their website (www.487thbg.org)
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29552BRONKO NAGURSKI392BG 579BSD
First appeared in 392nd records. The plane was named in honor of legendary University of Minnesota and Chicago Bears football player Bronko Nagurski. The crew that named the plane went on to the 44th BG while the plane went to the 392nd BG.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF Liberator41-29552BRONKO NAGURSKI392BG 579BSD
The nose wheel collapsed during take-off on 11-May-44.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF (CAM)41-29560RAT POISON392BG 579BSH
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF (CAM)41-29560RAT POISON392BG 577BS
Transfer
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-CF (CAM)41-29560RAT POISON392BG 577BS
Crash landed 1-Jan-45 in a cornfield near Mons, Belgium, 6 miles from Harveng.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-2441-51128TOVARICH392BG 579BST
Returned to USA June 1945. named by M/Sgt Stephen Dergo in honor of his Russian ancestry
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-60-CO Liberator42-100005OLD MAN BOSTON MARCLAR392BG 577BSP
Collided in midair with 42-7669 during assembly for mission to Frankfurt Jan 29, 1944 and crashed near English villages of Gissing and Tivetshall, Norfolk. All aboard killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-70-CO Liberator42-100100DOUBLE TROUBLE392BG 578BST4444
100100 (392nd BG, 578th BS) shot down by fighters Apr 29, 1944 over Hannover, Germany. MACR 4444
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-70-CO Liberator42-100100DOUBLE TROUBLE392BG 578BST4444
Two crewman became POWs.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-70-CO Liberator42-100102TEXAS REFUGEES392BG 576BSH2950
MACR 2950
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-70-CO Liberator42-100117DELAYED ACTION392BG 579BSL3329
Shot down near Schramburg, Germany.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-80-CO Liberator42-100187PALLAS ATHENE / G.I. JANE392BG 578BSV
Declared War Weary on 18-Sep-44; transferred to Green Castle on 8 Dec 1944. On 30-Jul-44, while on a non-operational training mission, the pilot made an extremely low landing approach and hit the tops of trees. He pulled up in time to maintain flight and landed the plane safely. The right vertical stabilizer, fuselage, and nose were damaged. She was christened 2-Feb-44 by a "bevy of WACs from Second Air Division Headquarters. Per Stars & Stripes, 14-Feb-44, she was the first heavy bomber in the ETO to be named in honor of the WACs. The crew chief was T/Sgt Lowell Hale; also in the ground crew was Cpl Harry Kruse.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-85-CO Liberator42-100261SWEET CHARIOT392BG 579BSA
First appeared in 392nd records 5 Feb 1944. Crashed 4-Jun-44 at Silk Willoughby, near Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England after being abandoned.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100340CHUBBY392BG 578BSW
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100340CHUBBY392BG 578BSW
Crash landed at Pagleshan, Essex, England
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100344n/a392BG 577BSW
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100344n/a392BG 577BSW2951
MIA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100346LATE DATE392BG 577BSP
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100346LATE DATE392BG 577BSP
Received extensive battle damage; judged uneconomical to repair. Salvaged at the 392nd BG.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100371DOODLE BUG392BG 576BSF4476
Lost Apr 29, 1944 after midair collision near Enschede, Netherlands.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-95-CO Liberator42-100371DOODLE BUG392BG 576BSF
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-100-CO Liberator42-100432n/a392BG 577BSX
First appeared in 392nd records. A/ C code also listed is X+
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109814n/a392BG 579BS3486
109814 (392nd BG, 579th BS) shot down Mar 26, 1944 over target. MACR 3486
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109824n/a392BG 577BS3330
109824 (392nd BG, 577th BS) shot down Mar 18, 1944 after midair collision over St-Just-en_Chausse, France. MACR 3330
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-105-CO Liberator42-109835n/a392BG 576BS3936
109835 (392nd BG, 576th BS) MIA Apr 11, 1944. MACR 3936
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-125-CO Liberator42-110027n/a392BG 577BSE6158
MIA Jun 21, 1944 over target area.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-125-CO Liberator42-110028n/a392BG 579BSZ7218
While returning early from an operational mission on 4 May 1944, this plane was landed before the nose wheel was fully extended. The nose wheel gave away and the aircraft overshot into a field beyond the end of the runway.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-130-CO Liberator42-110061n/a392BG 577BSW3937
First mission for both the plane and crew. Shot down over Germany
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-130-CO Liberator42-110062n/a392BG 576BSA4445
Crashed after midair collision over Enshede, Netherlands.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-135-CO Liberator42-110096SHARP CHARACTER392BG 577BSW+
Transferred on 9-Aug-44 to 492nd BG. The names were on opposite sides of the plane so it may have gone by both names.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Consolidated B-24J-135-CO Liberator42-110105n/a392BG 578BST4446
Shot down by fighters near Enschede, Netherlands.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24D-30-CO Liberator42-40105YANKEE DOODLE DANDY392BG 579BSB4292
Shot down by Uffz Albert Ullrich in MC 205 of JG77/6 near Cuneo, Italy. 4 KIA, 1 POW, 5 evaded
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-41145n/a392BG 576BSM
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-41145n/a392BG 579BSA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50279ENVY OF EM ALL392BG 579BSJ8848
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50284SHOO SHOO BABY392BG 578BSA
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50284SHOO SHOO BABY392BG 578BSA
Decalred war weary
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50284SHOO SHOO BABY392BG 578BSA
On 15-Nov-44, while running up the engines to taxi out for take-off on a night training mission, the nose wheel strut broke. The engines were stopped immediately. Corrective action was taken by the 465th Sub Depot. Returned to USA Jun 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50287n/a392BG 577BSV+6523
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50313WABASH CANNON BALL392BG 578BSW
First appeared in 392nd records. Returned to USA June 1945. Received from 492nd BG after 18-Jul-44 per their website.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50323n/a392BG 577BS11138
50323 (392nd BG, 577th BS) MIA Dec 2, 1944, Germany. MACR 11138
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50323HEAVEN CAN WAIT392BG 577BSD+11138
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50337n/a392BG 578BS
Crash landed Dec 30 or 31, 1944 on continent.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50337OOMBRIAGO392BG 578BSO
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50338n/a392BG 578BS6985
50338 (392nd BG, 578th BS) shot down Jun 23, 1944 over target. MACR 6985.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50338n/a392BG 578BSQ
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50338n/a392BG 578BSQ
On 10-Jun-44, this plane\'s brakes failed while it was being taxied to the hangar. Some damage to the #1 prop and left wing resulted.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50343TONDELAYO392BG 579BS6154
Interned in Sweden
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-20-CF Liberator42-50343TONDELAYO392BG 579BSC
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50358PLEASURE BENT392BG 578BSQ
First appeared in 392nd records. This plane was maintained by M/Sgt. Ernie Barber.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50358PLEASURE BENT392BG 578BS8849
Shot down by fighters Sept 11, 1944 near Marburg, Germany. 7 crew KIA, 4 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50387BIRDIE SCHMIDT ARC392BG 576BST
First appeared in 392nd records. Crew chiefs were Moorehouse and Haluko. The plane was named for Birdie Schmidt, the American Red Cross Program Director at the 392nd BG\'s AeroClub.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50387n/a392BG 576BS12379
MIA Feb 15, 1945 over enemy coastline.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50390n/a392BG 577BSA+
First appeared in 392nd records 5 Jan 1945. On 14-Feb-45, her right main landing gear collapsed. Was severely damaged. On 20-Mar-45 when strafed by a German intruder plane. Returned to USA June 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-CF Liberator42-50409n/a392BG 576BSS
Returned to USA June 1945. May have been nicknamed Section VIII per a 392nd BG press release. The crew chief was M/Sgt Fisher.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50430OLD STANDBY392BG 577BSA
First appeared in 392nd records 8 July 1944. Salvaged Sep-18-44 after the landing gear snapped.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50432n/a392BG 576BSF
First appeared in 392nd records 7 August 1944. Transferred to 392nd from 492nd BG. Crash landed at St. Trond airfield near Brussels, Belgium, on 14-Oct-44 after being hit with flak. The plane was returned to military control and eventually salvaged on 28-Nov-44.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50433n/a392BG 579BS7245
50433 (392nd BG, 579th BS) MIA Jul 21, 1944. MACR 7245
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50433n/a392BG 579BSQ7245
First appeared in 392nd records 8 July 1944. MIA 21 July 1944
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50435n/a392BG 579BS7246
50435 (392nd BG, 579th BS) shot down Jul 21, 1944. MACR 7246
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50435n/a392BG 579BSP7246
First appeared in 392nd records 8 July 1944. MIA 21 July 1944.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-30-CF Liberator42-50446IS THIS TRIP NECESSARY392BG 578BSR
First appeared in 392nd records 31 May 1944. Crashed 14-Apr-45 during take off for an operational mission. Also called J.C. POOLHALL
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-401-CF Liberator42-50489n/a392BG 576BS
50489 (392nd BG, 576th BS) crashed Jan 16, 1945 near St. Maur in Yonne Department, France on mission to Lauta, Germany after being abandoned by the crew because of fuel problems. 2 KIA.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50527HAZEE392BG 576BSQ
Returned to USA June 1945. Transferred from 453rd BG (732 BS) after 10-Apr-45; flew 9 missions with 453rd, just 1 with 392nd.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50558n/a392BG 566BS11988
50558 (392nd BG, 566th BS) lost Jan 28, 1945, Germany. MACR 11988
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50586n/a392BG 579BS6155
50586 (392nd BG, 579th BS) interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944. MACR 6155
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50593Lady Diana392BG 579BS8851
50593 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Lady Diana*) shot down by AAA over Hannover, Germany Sept 11, 1944. All 9 crew bailed out and became POW. MACR 8851
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50604n/a392BG 577BS7390
50604 (392nd BG, 577th BS) MIA Aug 6, 1944. MACR 7390
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50623n/a392BG 578BS11118
50623 (392nd BG, 578th BS) shot down Dec 28, 1944. MACR 11118
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50659n/a392BG 576BS14178
50659 (392nd BG, 576th BS) ditched Mar 15, 1954 in North Sea. MACR 14178
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50673n/a392BG 579BS10660
50673 (392nd BG, 579th BS) shot down by AAA Sept 18, 1944. MACR 10660 near Turnhoutt, Belgium. 3 crew KIA, 3 POW, 5 evaded. There was one stowaway onboard, who was killed.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50709n/a392BG 576BS14177
50709 (392nd BG, 576th BS) shot down Mar 24, 1945, Germany. MACR 14177
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24J-1-FO Liberator42-50758YMCA Flying Service II392BG 577BS8852
50758 (392nd BG, 577th BS, *YMCA Flying Service II*) shot down by AAA Sept 12, 1944 over Hannover, Germany. One crewmember KIA, 8 POW. MACR 8852
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-20-DT Liberator42-51103n/a392BG 579BSE
Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51107n/a392BG 578BSQ
Crashed 2-Aug-44 at Lymbridge Green, Elmsted, Kent, England, after being abandoned
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51121NIAGARA SPECIAL392BG 578BSU
51121 (392nd BG, 578th BS) crashed Jan 16, 1945 near Conflans-En-Jarney, France after being abandoned by crew.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51125n/a392BG 577BSF+6156
Interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51126UMBRIAGO392BG 579BSQ
Crash landed 7-Oct-44 on the Continent and salvaged 16-Nov-44.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51150I WALK ALONE392BG 579BSU
Was transferred to the 392nd BG from the 467th BG. Crashed 22-Mar-45 at Whitehouse Farm, Horstead, England
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-25-DT Liberator42-51169THE CHIEFTON392BG 577BSG+
Transferred from 576th to 577th Sqdn. Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-10-FO Liberator42-51186n/a392BG 579BST
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-10-FO Liberator42-51186n/a392BG 578BSC
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-10-FO Liberator42-51186n/a392BG 578BSC
Crash-landed at Seething, England due to engine failure
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51194MY PRAYER392BG 576BSW
Returned to USA Jun 1945. The crew chief was M/Sgt Edward L. Falada, the air mechanics were Sgt Floyd C. Stradford and Cpl Charles Terzoglio, and the Flight Chief was M/Sgt Rufus P. Carter.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51205STAR SWINGER392BG 578BSF
Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51207n/a392BG 577BSA+
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51207n/a392BG 577BSA+11140
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Douglas-Tulsa B-24H-30-DT Liberator42-51212n/a392BG 579BSM
First appeared in 392nd 1944-07-08. Crash-landed at Deanland airfield, Sussex, England, 8 July 1944.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51235LASSIE COME HOME392BG 578BSB
First appeared in 392nd records
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51235LASSIE COME HOME392BG 578BSB
Crashed 7-Jan-45 between Hellimer and Francaltrof, France, after being abandoned due to multiple engine failure. The crew chief was M/Sgt Art Knipe.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51238LITTLE JOE392BG 579BSF
First appeared in 392nd records 7 July 1944.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51238LITTLE JOE392BG 577BST+
Transferred from 579th to 577th in early Dec 1944. Returned to USA, June 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51240WINDY CITY BELLE392BG 578BSS
First appeared in 392nd records 17 Sept 1944. \"Returned to USA June 1945. This plane was maintained by M/Sgt Ernie Barber. Frequent pilot 1/Lt Donald Wood was from Chicago, hence the name.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51249SWEAT N DUCK392BG 578BSA
First appeared in 392nd records. Returned to USA June 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51268PLEASANT SURPRISE392BG 579BSJ
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51268PLEASANT SURPRISE392BG 578BSF
transfer
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-1-DT Liberator42-51268PLEASANT SURPRISE392BG 578BS11239
MIA over Belgium. 1 injured, rest OK.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51302n/a392BG 576BSN12854
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51340n/a392BG 579BSM
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51340n/a392BG 576BS
Crashed 25-Mar-45 at Skeyton, England after a mid-air collision with 44-25084 of 578th BS. The crew chief was S/Sgt Donald Musselman.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51345n/a392BG 577BSD+
First appeared in 392nd records 2 Jan 1945. Crashed 16-Jan-45 at Ivinghoe, Bedfordshire, England after being abandoned.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-DT Liberator42-51357n/a392BG 576BSJ
First appeared in 392nd records 13 August 1944. Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-51459LADY DIANA II392BG 579BSC
First appeared in 392nd records 29 August 1944. Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-5-FO Liberator42-51519n/a392BG 579BSJ
First appeared in 392nd records 17 September 1944. Was also in 577BS "B+", 579BS "E". Returned to USA June 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-5-FO Liberator42-52083OUT HOUSE MOUSE392BG 579BS1911
MIA over North Sea
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-5-FO Liberator42-52097LONESOME POLECAT392BG 577BSO3944
Likely served with the 448th and 93rd BGs before being assigned to the 392nd. MIA 9-Apr-44
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-10-FO Liberator42-52160SKI-NOSE392BG 579BSK7369
Crashed in Germany
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52411n/a392BG 576BS3325
52411 (392nd BG, 576nd BS) MIA Mar 18, 1944. MACR 3325
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52411JUNGLE PRINCESS II392BG 576BSB3325
This plane was named Jungle Princess II by the Clover crew (who had crashed the first Jungle Princess on 1 Jan 44); they had not yet had her new nose art painted when they were shot down on 18-Mar-44.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52415FAIRY BELLE II392BG 577BSS+
First appeared in 392nd records 19 April 1944. Was also in 578BS "X", 577BS "S". Crash landed 15-Oct-44 at Field 56 near Brussels, Belgium; it had to be salvaged.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52465n/a392BG 578BSX3326
First appeared in 392nd records 11 February 1944.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52465n/a392BG 578BS3326
Crashed near Schramberg, Germany
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52517MODEL T392BG 579BSU7370
First appeared in 392nd records 20 March 1944. Transferred to the 392nd/578th Sqdn from the 467th BG. Transferred to 579th Sqdn in June 1944. MIA 7 July 1944
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52517MODEL T392BG 579BS7370
Shot down by German fighters over Belgium Jul 7, 1944.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52544ABLE MABLE392BG 577BSK+
First appeared in 392nd records 20 March 1944. Declared War Weary on 18-Sep-44 and transferred 12-Oct-44 to Greencastle, N. Ireland. Was also in 579BS ("A")
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52548JAW-JA BOY392BG 578BSS8603
MIA 9-Sep-44; This plane was maintained by M/Sgt Ernie Barber and Sgt Clayton Whisman, who wrote in his diary "Love that old beat up airplane. Sailors talk about their ship but S-Bar is my true love!"
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52548JAW-JA BOY392BG 578BS8603
Shot down by AAA on mission to Mainz, Germany Sept 9, 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52604n/a392BG 578BS5214
52604 (392nd BG, 578th BS) MIA May 29, 1944. MACR 5214
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52605n/a392BG 579BS4171
52605 (392nd BG, 579th BS) exploded in midair Apr 22, 1944 over Netherlands coast. MACR 4171
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52654n/a392BG 579BS3934
52654 (392nd BG, 579th BS) lost Apr 11, 1944 after being struck by bombs. MACR 3934
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-52704n/a392BG 577BS4053
52704 (392nd BG, 577th BS) shot down Apr 18, 1944 near Brandenburg, Germany. MACR 4053
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-2442-59164LADY EVE392BG 577BSP+11995
MIA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-CF Liberator42-64435n/a392BG 576BS2563
64435 (392nd BG, 576th BS) lost Feb 21, 1944. MACR 2563
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-1-CF Liberator42-64435n/a392BG 576BSB2563
This a/c was flown to England by 2/Lt Guy C. Douglas and crew; they arrived at the 445th BG (Tibenham) on 11 Dec 1943. While Douglas and crew stayed with the 445th, their plane was transferred to the 392nd BG before flying any missions. MIA 21-Feb-44. See MACR 2563.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24J-50-CO Liberator42-73505FAIRY BELLE392BG 577BSS
First appeared in 392nd records 19 Jan 1944. Crashed 8-Apr-44 at Badwell Farm, Sidestrand, England after aborting over enemy territory due to mechanical problems.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7466FORD'S FOLLY392BG 578BS8850
Shot down by AAA Sept 11, 1944 over Koblenz, Germany. 8 crew KIA, 2 POW. MACR 8850.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7466FORD'S FOLLY392BG 578BSN8850
First appeared in 392nd records 3 Aug 1943. The crew chief was M/Sgt Art Knipe, part of the original cadre and one of the oldest crew chiefs.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7467n/a392BG n/a
First appeared in 392nd records 31 July 1943. Crashed 24-Aug-43 on a non-operational mission. Took off from Burtonwood Air Depot on a route test flight; crashed at Aspull near Wigan after having been airborne for only 20 minutes, killing 1 of 3 persons onboard (none 392nd).
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7468n/a392BG n/a
7468 (392nd BG) crashed near Bold, St. Helens, England Aug 30, 1943. All 9 onboard killed
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7469ROSE OF JUAREZ392BG 579BSE
First appeared in 392nd records 31 July 1943. Crash landed 8-Apr-44 at Wendling, England due to battle damage.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7470Exterminator392BG 579BS879
7470 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Exterminator*) shot down by fighter over North Sea off Germany Oct 8, 1943. MACR 879. 10 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7470EXTERMINATOR392BG 579BSF879
MIA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7471Mack's Sack392BG 579BS890
7471 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Mack's Sack*) collided with crashing B-24H 42-7481 and crashed Oct 4, 1943 into North Sea. MACR 890. 10 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7471FILTHY ANNIE392BG 579BSG890
MIA 4 Oct 1943
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7472BULL BAT392BG 579BSZ
Declared War Weary on 27-Aug-44; transferred to Warton on 11-Sep-44. The incident likely happened 8-Feb-44; her next mission was on 25-Apr-44. Also in 578BS ("O"), 579BS ("F")
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7473n/a392BG 579BSJ
The day after this plane arrived at the 392nd in Tucson, the crew had to make a forced landing due to mechanical failure. Transferred from the 576th to the 579th Sqdn on 22-Dec-43. On 6-Mar-44, the ship hit a tree and crashed just after take-off at Church Farm, Great Dunham, England.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7474Satan's Flame392BG 579BS
7474 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Satan's Flame*) shot down by Bf 109G of JG ll/II
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7474SATAN'S FLAME392BG 579BSH891
MIA 4 Oct 1943
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7477The Drip392BG 579BS1165
7477 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *The Drip*) shot down by marine flak and crashed into North Sea W of Domburg, Netherlands Nov 5, 1943. MACR 1165. 6 KIA, 4 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7477THE DRIP392BG 579BSJ1165
MIA 5-Nov-43. The wreckage was found in 2008 in the North Sea about 650 feet off the coast of Holland.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7478FLYING CRUSADER392BG 578BSP
Crashed 9-Oct-44 at West Bradenham, near Wendling, England, during a non-operational flight.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7479n/a392BG 577BS1909
7479 (392nd BG, 577th BS) MIA Jan 4, 1944 over North Sea. MACR 1909
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7479WAR HORSE392BG 577BSO1909
On 1-Oct-43, the plane had a take-off accident; the nose wheel collapsed and the plane rolled on the main landing gear and the nose surface for about 400 yards. MIA 4-Jan-44. See MACR 1909. The "Marcy" painted on the plane refers to Margaret Meen, about 6 or 7 at the time, who would walk up to Honey Pot Wood and talk to the GIs.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7480MY DIVERSION392BG 578BSQ
On 9-Feb-44, this plane was returning from an operational mission that was recalled. Fully loaded with gas and bombs, it had a landing accident. It was salvaged.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7481The Drip392BG 579BS892
7481 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *The Drip*) shot down by Oblt Heinz Knoke in Bf 109G-6 of JG 11/5, then collided with B-24H 42-7471 and crashed into North Sea 100 km N of Ameland, Germany Oct 4, 1943. MACR 892. 8 crew bailed out but all 11 KIA.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7481WHISKERS392BG 579BSK892
MIA 4 Oct 1943
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7482n/a392BG 577BS1908
7482 (392nd BG, 577th BS) MIS Jan 4, 1944 over North Sea. MACR 1908
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7482SHACK RAT392BG 577BSP1908
MIA 4 Jan 1944
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7483Big Dog392BG 578BS1553
7483 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *Big Dog*) damaged by AAA then shot down by Obfw Hans Heitmann in Fw 190A-6 of JG 26/4 Nov 13, 1943 over Zwartsluis, Netherlands. MACR 1553. 10 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7483BIG DOG392BG 578BSR1553
MIA 13 nov 1943
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7484n/a392BG 578BS2548
7484 (392nd BG, 578th BS) MIA Jan 29, 1944, Waterloo, Belgium. MACR 2548.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7484SALLY ANN392BG 579BSL2548
MIA 29 Jan 1944
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7485ALFRED392BG 578BSO
Was named by the Layton crew after the cartoons in Collier's magazine depicting a none too smart swabbie named Alfred. Crash landed 4-Jan-44 at Pretty Corner, Sheringham, England. T/Sgt Marion H. Derey was the crew chief. Was also in 577BS ("Q")
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7486The Shark392BG 578BS1503
(392nd BG, 578th BS, *The Shark*) shot down by Uffz Walbeck in Bf 109T of Jasta Helgoland and and crashed into North Sea 117 km SW of Hanstholm, Denmark Nov 18, 1943. MACR 1503. 10 KIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7486THE SHARK392BG 578BSV1503
The nose art was painted between 11 and 17 Sep 1943 when the plane was grounded with leaky fuel cells. A Cpl in Ordnance named Olson painted both the nose art and the crew's A-2 jackets.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7487n/a392BG 576BS1907
7487 (392nd BG, 576th BS) MIA Jan 4, 1944 over North Sea. MACR 1907
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7487MILLION $ BABY392BG 576BSB1907
MIA 4 Jan 1944
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7488Hellz-a-Droppin392BG 578BS880
7488 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *Hellz-a-Droppin*) shot down by Hptm Paul Szameitat in Ju 88C-6 of NJG 3/5 Oct 8, 1943 during attack on U-boat construction facility at Vegesack, Germany. MACR 880. 10 men bailed out, aircraft crashed at Oerdingen, Germany. 8 POW, 2 KIA,
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7488HELLZADROPPIN392BG 578BSS880
MIA 8-Oct-43. This plane was maintained by M/Sgt Ernie Barber.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7489n/a392BG 577BS3585
7489 (392nd BG, 577th BS) ditched Mar 5, 1944 in English Channel. MACR 3585.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7490n/a392BG 578BS1163
7490 (392nd BG, 578th BS, 'Big Ass Bird') shot down by FW Ludwig Reinbacher in Fw 190A of JG 11/1 5 km NW of Ueden, Germany Nov 5, 1943. 11 crew KIA. MACR 1163
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7491n/a392BG 578BS2800
7491 (392nd BG, 578th BS) MIA Mar 3, 1944 near Heligoland. MACR 2800
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7493Gregory the Great392BG 577BS1494
7493 (392nd BG, 577th BS, *Gregory the Great*) shot down by Uffz Losch in Fw 190A of JG 11/1 at Friedrichskoog, Germany Nov 26, 1943, Germany. MACR 1494. 10 KIA. MACR 1494 is also listed as referring to 42-12905 (or 42-12995).
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7496n/a392BG 577BS2946
7496 (392nd BG, 577th BS) shot down Feb 24, 1944. MACR 2946.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7497n/a392BG 577BS3322
7497 (392nd BG, 577th BS) crashed Mar 18, 1944 near Strasbourg, France. MACR 3322
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7500Sky Queen392BG 576BS1734
7500 (392nd BG, 576th BS, *Sky Queen*) damaged by AAA then shot down by Oblt. Wilhelm Kientsch in Bf 109G06 of JG 27/ NW of Bremen, Germany Dec 20, 1943. MACR 1734. 4 KIA, 6 POW
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7502Bakadori392BG 578BS1504
7502 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *Bakadori*) damaged by fighters Nov 18, 1943, interned in Sweden. MACR 1504
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7503Miss America392BG 577BS1552
7503 (392nd BG, 577th BS, *Miss America*) No 2 engine hit by a bomb above and was damaged by a fighter, on the return was shot down by Lt. Leopold Munster in Bf 109G-6 of JG 3/6 45 km NE of Great Yarmouth, UK Nov 13, 1943 over North Sea. MACR 1552 10 KIA.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7506Southern Comfort XII392BG 576BS1733
7506 (392nd BG, 576th BS, *Southern Comfort XII*) shot down by Fw. Heinz Stower in Fw 190A of JG 11/3 and crashed into Dollart Bay S of Emden, Germany Dec 11, 1943. MACR 1733. 8 KIA, 2 POW
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7510n/a392BG 579BS4461
7510 (392nd BG, 579th BS) MIA Apr 29, 1944. MACR 4461.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7511n/a392BG 576BS2947
7511 (392nd BG, 576th BS) shot down Feb 24, 1944 over Gotha, Germany. MACR 2947
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7518n/a392BG 578BS3323
7518 (392nd BG, 578th BS, 'Hard To Get') shot down Mar 18, 1944 over Schramberg, Germany. MACR 3323.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7536The Banshee392BG 578BS
7536 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *The Banshee*) then to 44th BG, 66th BS. Forcelanded due to engine failure Jan 2, 1944 at Deopham Green Airfield, Norfolk, UK. Salvaged.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7540Crew Chief392BG 576BS1551
7540 (392nd BG, 576th BS, *Crew Chief*) shot down by AAA Nov 13, 1943 near Dordrecht, Netherlands. MACR 1551. 1 KIA, 9 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7543Georgie Belle392BG 578BS1164
7543 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *Georgie Belle*) hit by AAA then shot down by Oblt Hugo Frey in Bf 109G-6 of JG 11/7 near Datteln, Germany Nov 5, 1943. MACR 1164. 10 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7561Mack's Sack II392BG 579BS1554
7561 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Mack's Sack II*) shot down by two Fw 190As of JG 1/2 near Endel, Germany Nov 13, 1943. MACR 1554. 5 KIA, 5 POW.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7598n/a392BG 576BS3183
7598 (392nd BG, 576th BS) seen to leave formation near Hannover. Crashed near Amersfoort in Holland Mar 6, 1944. Crew taken prisoner. MACR 3183.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7599n/a392BG 579BS3945
7599 (392nd BG, 579th BS) MIA Apr 8, 1944. I have this plane as being interned in Sweden on that date. MACR 3945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7605n/a392BG 578BS1676
7605 (392nd BG, 578th BS) shot down by fighter and exploded at Bedenac, Franc Dec 31, 1943 on mission to St Jean d'Angley, France. MACR 1676. 9 KIA, 1 POW. A burning wing fell into a house and the occupant died of burns next month.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7626Ramblin' Okie*, later *Liberty392BG 578BS1732
7626 (392nd BG, 578th BS, *Ramblin' Okie*, later *Liberty Belle*) two engines failed, then damaged by Fw Hugo Feutscher in Ju 88C-6 of NJG 3/11 and ditched in north Sea off Ameland, Netherlands Dec 13, 1943. MACR 1732. 3 KIA, 7 POW
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7637n/a392BG 577BS1910
7637 (392nd BG, 577th BS) interned in Sweden Jan 4, 1944. MACR 1910.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-1-FO Liberator42-7658n/a392BG 577BS2949
7658 (392nd BG, 577th BS) shot down Feb 24, 1944. MACR 2949.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

North American B-24J-1-NT Liberator42-78477n/a392BG 578BS
78477 (392nd BG, 578th BS) to RFC at Altus Oct 24, 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

North American B-24J-1-NT Liberator42-78480I'll Get By392BG 576BS
78480 (392nd BG, 576th BS, *I'll Get By*) crashlanded near Armentieres, France Jan 16, 1945. Salvaged
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-15-FO Liberator42-94772n/a392BG 576BS7371
94772 (392nd BG, 576th BS) MIA Jul 7, 1944. Wreckage landed near Wagenfeld, Germany. MACR 7371
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-94867n/a392BG 577BS11142
94867 (392nd BG, 577th BS) MIA Dec 2, 1944, Germany. MACR 11142
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-20-FO Liberator42-95012TRIPS DAILY392BG 577BSU/U+11143
Crashed Germany
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95023n/a392BG 577BSY+
Transferred to 392nd from 492nd BG after 6-Aug-44 mission. Flew just 1 mission with the 392nd BG crashed 12-Aug-44 at Maxwell Farm, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, England.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95025n/a392BG 579BSP5900
Crash landed 15-Jun-44 at Eye, Suffolk, England due to battle damage.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95025n/a392BG 579BSP5900
deamaged (sic) by enemy fighters over France, tail gunner killed and two waist gunners bailed out. Remainder of crew brought it back to England where it crashlanded Jun 15, 1944 at Eye, Suffolk, UK.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95027n/a392BG 577BS6215
shot down Jun 23, 1944 over target area.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95031MARY LOUISE392BG 576BS
Port tailplane lost during attack on Salzbergen Feb 16, 1945, knocked off by bombs from higher aircraft. Returned to England where all crew except pilot bailed out. Aircraft then caught fire and pilot bailed just before it exploded and crashed at Pudding Norton, near Fakenham, UK
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95033TEQUILA DAISY392BG 578BSX7497
interned Jul 11, 1944 in Switzerland. Returned Oct 20, 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95035CALL ME LATER392BG 579BSS
Crash landed 29-Jun-44 at Wendling, England
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95037SALLY392BG 579BSM
Crash landed 29 Jun 29 1944 at Frettenham, England
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95040SILVER STREAK392BG 577BSO+
Returned to USA June 1945. In Oct 1944, the 465th Sub Depot Sheet Metal Dept. had to patch up 392 flak holes scattered throughout her structure (an all-time record job per the unit history). On 20-Mar-45, she was strafed on her hardstand by a German intruder plane
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95041n/a392BG 578BSD7496
ditched Jul 6, 1944 in North Sea.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95045n/a392BG 576BS5213
Shot down by anti-aircraft fire Southeast of Neubukow/Mecklenburg at 1240 hours
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95060n/a392BG 578BSR4925
Downed near Wolfenbuttel, Germany.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95070RAP 'EM PAPPY II392BG 576BSF
Crashed into North Sea after being abandoned by crew on mission to Zuid Beveland, Netherlands after being damaged by enemy action.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95079PUSS N BOOTS392BG 577BSE+
Returned to USA Jun 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95092n/a392BG 579BST
Mid-air collision with B-24H 42-28731 of the 576th BS at 1130 hours on 5-Jul-44 while returning from a practice mission. Crashed and burned in cornfield at Foxley, Norfolk.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95103BERLIN BITCH392BG 579BSV
Crashed Jul 13, 1944 at Wrangle Common, Lincolnshire, UK after midair collision.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95118ALFRED V392BG 577BSY+
Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95135n/a392BG 578BSD6157
Interned in Sweden.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95136HEAVEN'S DEVILS392BG 576BS5212
Crashed into mountain in Wales near Llangynog.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95137MERRY MAC I392BG 578BSQ
Crashed 29-May-44 at Thorpe, near Norwich, England.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95151MONOTONOUS MAGGIE392BG 577BSC+
The plane was named by 2/Lt William Scott, bombardier on the Anundson crew. When he and other friends were at home, a younger girl named Margaret would annoy them by riding her bicycle nearby. Someone told her, "Don't be monotonous, Maggie." An artist friend of Scott's made the original drawing, and the crew paid to have someone paint Maggie on their plane. Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95164n/a392BG 577BS11995
95164 (392nd BG, 577th BS) crashed Jan 28, 1945 after midair collision over target, Germany. MACR 11995
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95195n/a392BG 578BS9485
95195 (392nd BG, 578th BS) MIA Oct 14, 1944, Germany. MACR 9485
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95195n/a392BG 576BSM9485
MIA
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95222n/a392BG 576BSQ
First appeared in records of 392nd
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95222n/a392BG 576BSQ
Crashed at Sparrow Green, Gressenhall, Norfolk, England
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95223LITTLE LULU392BG 577BSF+14350
First appeared in 392nd records
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95229RAP 'EM PAPPY392BG 579BSR
First appeared in 392nd records
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Ford B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95229n/a392BG 579BSR7216
MIA
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95241JOLLY DUCK392BG 578BSG12658
First appeared in 392nd records 14 May 1944
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95241JOLLY DUCK392BG 578BSG12658
Crash-landed after being hit by flak Feb 22, 1945 at Noekermeer, near Zoeterwoude, Netherlands. MACR 12658. One of the crew members chose to join the Dutch resistance when he had a chance to go back to England. He was killed in a battle with German troops in April 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95243n/a392BG 577BSA+5211
First appeared in 392nd records.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

B-24H-25-FO Liberator42-95250n/a392BG 578BSU
First appeared in 392nd records. Returned to USA June 1945
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24H-30-FO Liberator42-95293n/a392BG 578BS10350
95293 (392nd BG, 578th BS) MIA Nov 4, 1944. MACR 10350.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-60-CO Liberator42-99989n/a392BG 577BS
99989 (392nd BG, 577th BS) crashlanded Mar 18, 1944 at Gravesend, Kent, UK. Salvaged.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

Consolidated B-24J-55-CF Liberator44-10495Short Snorter II392BG 579BS
10495 (392nd BG, 579th BS, *Short Snorter II*) returned to USA in 1945.
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html

B-24L-20-FO Liberator44-50249n/a392BG 579BSN
First appeared in 392nd records. Returned to USA June 1945.
Source: 392nd Bomb Group web page - http://www.b24.net/missions/

Ford B-24M-5-FO Liberator44-50568n/a392BG 578BS
50568 (392nd BG, 578th BS) returned to USA May 30, 1945. To RFC Kingman AAF, Az Dec 7, 1945
Source: Joe Baugher US Aircraft Serial Numbers - http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/usafserials.html


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