Killed in Action on 21 January 1945 in P-47 Thunderbolt #44-20424.
Aageberg was leading a four ship flight on a sortie to attack German vehicles over St Vith. Aageberg's flight came under fire from flak, and he reported his engine was cutting out, stating his intention to bail out. Other members of Aagerberg's flight watched him bail out, and his parachute fail to open.
Awarded the Air Medal with 16 Oak Leaf Clusters.
Units served with
The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...
||Hammond, Lake County, Indiana, USA
||1 September 1918
||Vielsalm, Arrondissement de Bastogne, Luxembourg, Belgium
||21 January 1945
||Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot C, Row 1, Grave 39.