Anthony Francis Bellini

Sergeant Anthony Francis Bellini of the United States Army Air Force died on 8th June 1944 when a Liberator crashed on the Isle of Man on a ferry flight.


Anthony Francis Bellini


Sergeant Anthony Francis Bellini (33368488) served in 312th Ferry Squadron, 27th Air Transport Group, 8th United States Army Air Force during the Second World War. He was born in 1922 in Berks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Bellini died on 8th June 1944 while serving as an engineer on B-24H #42-51202. The plane crashed in low cloud on Snaefell Mountain, Isle of Man while en-route from Base Air Depot 2, U.S.A.A.F. Station 582 at Warton Airfield, Lancashire, England to Langford Lodge Airfield, Co. Antrim. All 4 crew members died as a result of the incident.

Burial first took place at Lisnabreeny American Military Cemetery, Belfast. After the war, Bellini was repatriated to Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Birdsboro, Berks County, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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