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Reginaldo Aguila

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed E of Qukenbruck, GR on a mission to Klein Machow, Berlin on 6 Mar 1944 in B-17F #42-30278 'Sly Fox'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30278 Sly Fox

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/5/43; Gore 9/5/43; Kearney 29/5/43; Dow Field 19/6/43; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-G] Gt Ashfield 20/6/43; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-R] Thorpe Abbotts 9/43; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Zeb Kendall, Co-pilot: Edwin Loughran,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Antonio, Texas, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 March 1944
Died 6 March 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3016 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Thompson, MACR 3016, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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