Robert J MontondoMilitary
Standing, L-R: Bernard Palmquist; Robert Montonado; Pat Madsen; Jack Willburn; George McCleary.
Kneeling, L-R: Ralph Wright; Jack Raper; Carl Herrmann; Richard Curran
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Lightly wounded in AC#42-38053 'Cap'n Crow' in a form up accident over the base on 7 May 1944. Target was Berlin. The plane had flares stored in the top turret and for some reason they exploded and the pilot ordered the crew to bail out The pilot Wright and Raper were possibly overcome by fumes and passed out. The rest of the crew bailed out, in all 5 of the crew were killed.
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