The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 #4231447 'Cookie. ' Plane crashed into Baltic. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 18/11/43; Kearney 2/12/43; Romulus 9/12/43; Syracuse 10/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-D] Snetterton 21/12/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Jack Splan, Co-pilot: Clinton Ehret, Navigator: Bill Duff,...
Military site : airfield
Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...
|Born||York, Pennsylvania, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||Poland||11 April 1944|
|Died||11 April 1944|
|27 September 2014 18:26:46||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3811 / MACR 3811; Snetterton Falcons, page 99 & 130 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database