USAAF 42-107566 Martin B-26C-45-MO Marauder
USAAF serial number S/N: 42-107566 Martin B-26C-45-MO Marauder
1942107566, 42-107566 Martin B-26C-45-MO Marauder, Fate: Shot Down Unit: 320BG441BS Remarks: 320BG441BS Marauders Code:06 shot down by AAA Jul 10, 1944. MACR-6454, Disposal: 10-Jul-44
Shot down by flak on the July 10,1944 mission to bomb the railroad bridge at Marzabotto,Italy. A direct hit blew the left wing and horizontal stabilizer off, sending the plane into an uncontrollable spin and trapping the crew inside. It was the crews second mission to the target area that day. MACR 6454
1st Lt. Murry B. Wiginton,Jr. - Pilot (KIA)
2nd Lt. William E. Wigginton - CoPilot (KIA)
PFC Norford G. Meador - Togglier (KIA)
Sgt. Ernest D. Casey - Engineer/Gunner (KIA)
S/Sgt. Wesley B. Hoffman - Radio Operator/Gunner (KIA)
S/Sgt. Philip A. Iannotta - Tail Gunner (KIA)
USAAF Military History Section
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