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  • William Broach

    Military | Flight Officer | Radar Operator
    Broach was killed in a flying accident on 27 October 1944 while returning to base in his P-61 Black Widow. Something went wrong in the final approach before landing, and the aircraft crashed, killing Broach and pilot Bruce Heflin

  • Bruce Heflin

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Heflin was killed in a flying accident on 27 October 1944 while returning to base in his P-61 Black Widow. Something went wrong in his final approach before landing, and the aircraft crashed, killing Heflin and his radar operator William Broach.

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Event Location Date
Crashed Prosnes, France 24 October 1944

crashed with Bruce Heflin & William B. Broach when they flew into terrain. Both were KIA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2021 01:03:15 466thHistorian Changes to events and place associations
Sources

"Northop's Night Hunter" - Jeff Kolln, page 151

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2021 01:01:52 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

"Northrop's Night Hunter" - Jeff Kolln
page 151

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