Louis G Reno

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Killed in service 29 December 1943. Accident in A/C #42-39883 'Ruthless' flying through overcast, plane crashed into a mountain while on a non-operational mission to transport crew members who had completed tours of duty to another field for return to the US.

Mid-Air Collision

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Patches
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ruthless
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron 412th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Killed in Service (KIS)

North Wales 29 December 1943

Born

California

Revisions

Date18 Jul 2020 22:48:49
Contributorjmoore43
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Changed label for the Died event to "Killed in Service (KIS)" per info in the "Summary biography".

Date4 Jul 2020 02:25:32
Contributorjmoore43
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Added S/N per records at Fold3.com.
See: https://www.fold3.com/page/639634675-louis-g-reno

Date11 Jun 2020 17:17:08
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:19:14
ContributorAAM
Sources

AccidentReports.com, Losses of the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces Vol. I, p. 443, NARA / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia