Date of Incident09/12/1944
ConflictWorld War II 1941-1945
Unit345th Bomb Squadron, 98th Bomb Group
StatusKilled in Action
B-24J #44-40324 took off, with a crew of 10, from Lecce, Italy on a bombing mission over an engine factory near Munich, Germany. While approaching the target B-24J #44-40324 was out of position and while trying to get into position their wing struck the fuselage of B-24H #42-50417. Both B-24's crashed after the collision near Landshut, Germany.
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