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Jack Philip Walters

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Osnabruck in B-24 'Off Limits Again' #4294974
Listed as 5'8" tall and 154 lbs on his draft registration card

Service

People

  • Quinton Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Quinton Bailey served as a pilot with the 466th Bomb Group. He was Killed in Action (KIA) when his aircraft, B-24 'Off Limits Again' #42-94974, was hit by flak and crashed at Osnabruck on 12 October 1944. ...

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-94974 Off Limit's Again

    B-24 Liberator
    Hit by flak. Witnesses described the aircraft as "one solid mass of flame from the leading edge of the wing all the way to the tail." A wing came off and the plane nosed into a spin. Then the broke off at the rear bomb bay wall. Witnesses said the crew...

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Kansas City Missouri 31 March 1922
466th BG Combat Tour Attlebridge Airfield, UK 3 October 1944 – 12 October 1944

Shot down on his 4th combat mission

Killed in Action (KIA) Osnabruck, Germany 12 October 1944

KIA when his B-24 took a direct flak hit, causing the aircraft to burst into flame from the wings back to the tail. One wing separated from the fuselage and the aircraft went into a fatal spin. None of the crew escaped

Buried Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, California 1949

Burial
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot
LOT 745, MIRASOL

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 September 2020 00:32:29 466thHistorian Changes to service number
Sources

MACR

Date Contributor Update
24 April 2020 23:51:40 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
07 January 2019 23:27:50 466thHistorian Changes to middlename, biography, events, person associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/123330773
https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=2238&h=17586952...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9488 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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