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42-108982

C-47 Skytrain

Crashed at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 en route from Poix to Renfrew. The crew consisting of George Johnson, Earl Burns, Beverly Izlar, Theodore McCrocklin and Francis Maloney and two passengers, Grover Alexander and John Dunlop Main of the RAF were all killed in the crash.

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  • Grover Alexander

    Military | Corporal | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Earl Burns

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Beverly Izlar

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain #42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • George Johnson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Francis Maloney

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

  • Theodore McCrocklin

    Military | Sergeant | Crew Chief | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Killed in a crash at Shelf Moor 24 July 1945 while flying C-47 Skytrain 42-108982 from Poix to Renfrew.

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Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) England 24 July 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2019 13:00:44 Emily Changes to description
Sources

Peak District Crash Sites

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 15527 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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