2LT William J. Kipp, Bombardier on B17G 42-97086 took off, with a crew of 10, from Station 468, England on a bombing mission over Choszczno, Poland. Over the Danish Peninsula they were hit by ground anti-aircraft fire which knocked out two of their engines. They crashed near Osterby, Germany.
Activated 15-Jun-1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organisation and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29-Jun-1942; Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28-Aug-42 to 31-Oct-42 than at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas from...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 42-97086 'American Maid. ' Killed in Action (KIA).