416th Bombardment Group (L)
May 20, 1944, Saturday
Aircraft Serial Number (Type): 43-9714 (Douglas A-20G-30-DO Havoc)
9th AF; 416th Bomb Gp; 671st Bomb Sq
Mission # 50; Box: II; Flight: 1; Position: 6; A/C Fuselage Code: 5C-N
Reason: Enemy anti-aircraft
Damage: Crash Landing, Completely destroyed
Point Of Departure: AAF-170 Wethersfield RAF Station, England
It was Lt Henderson who had to crash land in the U.K. [Aircraft was destroyed]. Neither he nor his gunners were injured.
(416th BG History 1944)
Lt. F. W. Henderson with gunners Sgts. P. E. Coulombe and R. M. Griswold crash landed in England. Neither he nor his gunners were injured.
(Conte, Page 78)
See Mission # 50 for additional details