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B-24 Ruth-Less

AviationPosted by Peter Smith Sun, May 06, 2018 23:20:55

Whilst on a mission to Pas De Calais in February 1944 this B-24 suffered flak damage to both starboard engines. Whilst trying to reach the ELG at Friston it struck a hill top in poor weather not far from Beachy Head sadly with the loss of all 10 crew. A memorial has been erected at the crash site.




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Posted by Marcus Wed, May 09, 2018 21:01:36

Looks like a nice hike to get there. I truly appreciate when I see remembrance plaques like this.

Posted by Peter Mon, May 07, 2018 07:27:33

Yeah, it was a V1 mission

Posted by G Sun, May 06, 2018 23:42:27

Having another crack at one of the two rocket constructions they had hit in late 1943 ?