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Willard Leutenegger

Military

Co Pilot C-47A-25-DK #42-93508 when it crashed after striking trees attempting to land in heavy fog at Ramsbury, Station 469, UK. Killed in Action (KIA). DNB. 22-12-44.

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People

  • Benjamin Taylor

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 31st Transport Group
    Joined RAFVR, service pilot training in US, shipped overseas to ETO, operational training at OTU, assigned to 121S, transferred to 335FS, 4FG, 8AF USAAF, transferred to VIII AF Service Command, transferred to 325th FS, 31st TG, IX AF Service Command. ...

  • John Vojcik

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Crew Chief | 27th Air Transport Group
    Crew Chief C-47A-25-DK #42-93508 when it crashed after striking trees attempting to land in heavy fog at Ramsbury, Station 469, UK. Killed in Action (KIA). DNB. 22-12-44.

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Aircraft

  • 42-93508

    C-47 Skytrain
    Crashed after striking trees attempting to land in heavy fog at Ramsbury, Station 469, UK. Pilot, Co Pilot and Crew Chief KIFA, Asst Crew Chief Daniel V.B. Riley and Radio Operator Charles A Kdlak WIA. The airplane was diverting there because it was...

Associated Place

  • Grove

    Military site : airfield
    Grove was originally intended to be a base for an RAF Operational Training Unit. Construction began in late 1941 and the airfield was usable by October 1942. The airfield was built to a standard design for bomber bases, with a main 6,000 feet runway,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Milwaukee County, WI, USA 1922
Lived in Wisconsin, USA 1940
Enlisted Milwaukee, WI, USA 8 December 1942
Died Ramsbury, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8, UK 22 December 1944

Co Pilot C-47A-25-DK #42-93508 when it crashed after striking trees attempting to land in heavy fog at Ramsbury, Station 469, UK. Killed in Action (KIA).

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2015 19:39:13 Al_Skiff Changes to events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
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AAM DB Entry

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2015 19:33:20 Al_Skiff Changes to biography and events
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AAM DB Entry

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Leslie Veit

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