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301st Troop Carrier Squadron

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People

  • Jay Alcorn

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Galen Hendricks

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Raymond Hutchings

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Mary Jacklay

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Flight Nurse | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Dan Meshew

    Military | Warrant Officer (chief) | Glider Pilot | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Lloyd Neblett

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Lloyd joined the Canadian Air Force in early 1941 to become a pilot. He graduated as a Sergeant Pilot. By this time, the U.S. had been attacked and entered WWII, so he was discharged to return and join the Army Air Corps. After more training, he earned...

  • John Salmi

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Mickey Operator | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Merl Skinner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

  • Leon Tully

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Engineer | 441st Troop Carrier Group
    Killed on 27 July 1944, on board C-47 (serial number 42-93038) which was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff,...

Aircraft

  • 42-93038

    C-47 Skytrain
    On 27 July 1944, C-47 (serial number 42-93038) was transporting wounded infantrymen back to the US from France on a flight from Filton to Prestwick. The pilot was forced to fly low, because of cloud cover and struck a cliff, killing all 22 people on...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)

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