416th Bombardment Group (L)
April 10, 1944, Monday
Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9370 (Douglas A-20G-25-DO Havoc)
9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 669th Bomb Sq
Mission # 10; Box: I; Flight: 2; Position: 3; A/C Fuselage Code: 2A-D
Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft
Damage: Crash Belly Landing, Battle damage
Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England
Location: Bradwell Bay
The third plane crash-landed at Bradwell Bay. It was flown by 1st Lt. Marion Street. His two gunners bailed out before he landed. The plane, badly shot up, was brought down in an excellent belly-landing so that Lt. Street was able to walk away from the wreckage uninjured.
(416th BG History 1944)
One plane flown by Lt Marion Street crash-landed at Bradwell Bay. His two gunners bailed out when he decided to bring the plane down. It was an excellent job of flying. None of the crew was injured, but the plane was utterly destroyed.
("669th Bombardment Squadron (L) History")
See Mission # 10 for additional details