9th AF Patch

416th Bombardment Group (L)

No Report

May 20, 1944, Saturday




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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

Location: England

Duty Name Rank S/N Status
Pilot Henderson, Floyd W. Lt Not Injured
Gunner Griswold, Richard M. Sgt   Not Injured
Gunner Coulombe, Phillippe E. Sgt 31150237 Not Injured

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