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KIS -- Plane lost engine on take off with full bomb load; pilot tried to jettison bombs only 1 bomb was dropped; plane crashed at Mount Farm not far from base. 5 of crew killed Plane #42-97082 'Mission Mistress'. KIS
Air Medal; EAMECM; Good Conduct Medal; ACM Medal
Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...
Part of 94th Bomb Group.
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Presque is 12/3/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 16/3/44; 410BS; crashed on take off for Kaiserlauten 6/1/45 with Jack Collins, Navigator: Gordon Henry, tog-Clinton Hallman, Flight engineer/top turret...
Military site : airfield
The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...
|Born||Byron, Georgia||4 July 1925|
|Died||6 January 1945|
|22 February 2020 23:04:17||jmoore43||Changes to biography|
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.
|21 May 2018 10:15:56||Lucy May||Changes to biography and events|
Added Clinton R Hallman Jr's name to the digital Roll of Honour in the American Air Museum at IWM Duxford, UK.
|27 September 2014 18:06:32||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / wife ,Lingering Contrails of the Big Square A and Combat Chronology Supplements