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Willis Kenneth Aigner


He completed 28 missions. Flew missions from 14 Jun 1944 to 25 Aug 1944. He flew on Charles C. Wegener crew. Left the ETO on 08 Oct 1944.
Aircraft: B-17 #42-97278 Aircraft Name: Umbriago


Units served with

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-97278 UMBRIAGO

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/44; Rapid City 4/3/44; Gr Island 19/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 367BS/306BG [GY-K] Thurleigh 12/5/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 12/9/44 with Chas Wagener, Co-pilot: Bill Griffin...


Event Location Date
Born 26 July 1923


Date Contributor Update
28 January 2020 00:06:37 tomaigner Changes to biography and aircraft associations

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master log.

Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 17:34:01 tomaigner Changes to middlename and awards

Have in possession His Medals

Date Contributor Update
13 October 2014 10:03:41 Emily Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography and events

Data Update, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, 15 September 2014

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:55 AAM AAM ingest

306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia