Looking for B-24 Crash Info. 485th Bomb Group, 829th Squadron

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  1. 5shot56

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    I'm looking for any info. on a B-24 Crash that happened Nov. 22, 1944 about 10 miles from Venosa air base, Italy. (What really happened?)
    I have a photo of the crew plane, also crashed plane, Also crew members - Mr. Gates, Mr. Dailey, Mr. Miller Mr. Zwinak. Any other info. would be great.

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    Rob T.
    Findlay, Ohio


    Dailey, Malcom C
    2nd Lt
    0-827620
    829th
    Pilot
    Killed in action

    Gates Elvis R
    S/Sgt
    38355206
    829th
    Engineer
    Killed in action

    Miller Maurice H
    2nd Lt
    0-2058860
    829th
    Co pilot
    Killed in action

    Morton Harry A Jr
    Cpl
    15130506
    829th
    Radio Opr
    Killed in action

    Nelson Roy W
    Cpl
    35377009
    829th
    Gunner
    Lived

    Pfaehler Fred O S
    Cpl
    33522392
    829th
    Gunner
    Killed in action

    Sanderson Daniel D
    2nd Lt
    0-2058378
    829th
    Navigator
    Lived

    Sherman Gordon M
    Cpl
    35296966
    829th
    Gunner
    Killed in action

    Spindle Joseph L
    Cpl
    33659510
    829th
    Gunner
    Lived

    Zwinak Raymond J
    2nd Lt
    0-777400
    829th
    Bombardier
    Killed in action
     
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    Can you post those pics or maybe the tail no.? I can probably find it if I have some info on the plane.
     
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    The plane number was 42-78299. Hope that helps...
     
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