42-30786

Delivered Cheyenne 30/7/43; Written off 22/11/43.

ten airmen killed in the mid-air collision and crash of U.S. Army Air Corps B-17F Flying Fortress, #42-30786, with another B-17, ten miles
east of MacDill Field, Tampa, Florida.

The other airmen who perished were:
2nd Lt. James O. Morrison, pilot
2nd Lt. Vernon C. Ekberg
2nd Lt. Peter P. Velesky
2nd Lt. Ted G. Witherspoon
S/Sgt. Irvin Godofsky
Sgt. Charles H. Knop
Sgt. Robert L. Robinson
Sgt. Silvio J. Salvatore
Sgt. Myron S. Wilson

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:33
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log