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Emmett Bassett Burton


7 July 1943 while TDY to 9th AF, fuel ran out while circling Benghasi. AC B-24 41-23692 'El Lobo' crashed. 4 were killed as bombs that had hung up exploded.


Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 330th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:08 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / p222 in the book SECOND AIR DIVISION edited by Randy Baumgardner, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 by Bishop & Hey p. 177