The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Collided with another aircraft 27 May 1944 in B-17 #42-102515. Killed in Action (KIA).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-J] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 27/5/44 with Joe Borkowski, Co-pilot: Walt Hester, Navigator: Bill Ahearn, Bombardier: Theo Ream, Flight engineer...
|Born||Chicago, Illinois, USA|
|Killed in Action (KIA)||France||27 May 1944|
|Died||27 May 1944|
|15 August 2021 18:57:59||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
|27 September 2014 18:27:44||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5163 / MACR 5163; Snetterton Falcons, pg 133 & 147 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database