9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

April 10, 1944, Monday

 

 

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Summary
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

Personnel
Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Street, Marion S. Lt O-026323 Not Injured
Gunner Prindle, Charles A. S/Sgt 37115838 Not Injured
Gunner Huber, Alexander J. S/Sgt   MIA, RTD


Description:
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