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Keil Mission 29 Jul 43 Fighter Attack press release on the incident with Kane crew. States Sgt Vachout bailed out due to lack of oxygen after an attack on the tail.



  • John Vachout

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    MIA 29 Jul 43 as part of the Kane crew on the mission to Keil, Germany. He bailed out after being hit by fighters due to lack of oxygen. Declared KIA 30 Jul 43. Body never found. Walls of the Missing, Margraten Cemetery, Netherlands


Date Contributor Update
14 April 2021 14:04:14 Moi Watson Created entry with caption

USAAF Press Release