B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site)

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 45 Loiret   City  : Vrigny
Coordinates : 48°4'2"N 2°14'52"E.  48.06731 2.24783.  48°4.038 N 2°14.870 E

A dirt space on the southern side of the Chemin du Briou.
From Orleans take the D2152 to Chilleurs-aux-Bois then take the D109 SE. Once through the Foret Dominiale d'Orleans take the Chemin du Briou north. Once out of the forest take the first road east. The monument is on the south side of the road.
Is one of five B-24s that crashed during the same attack on January 7th 1944 (between 1300 and 1330) while returning from a mission over Ludwigshafen.
The names are listed on the monument for the dead.

External link :
45 LoiretVrignyWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Arnaud Theron.   Record added 19/01/2009.
Photos : Arnaud Theron.  Marc Bonas.
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Memorial B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site) Vrigny Loiret (45)

Memorial B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site) Vrigny Loiret (45)

Memorial B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site) Vrigny Loiret (45)

Memorial B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site) Vrigny Loiret (45)

Memorial B-24 Liberator on January 7th 1944 (crash site) Vrigny Loiret (45)