The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42102475. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Hunter 9/4/44; Dow Fd 29/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Snetterton 1/5/44; Missing in Action Karlsruhe 27/5/44 with Wilbur Brean, Navigator: Bob Egan, Bombardier: Bob Kleinder, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt Fancea...
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Germany||27 May 1944|
|Died||27 May 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:15:47||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5162 / MACR 5162; Snetterton Falcons, pg 148 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database