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42-43480

Written off after fatal crash on Greenland ice cap on 28 November 1943. All three of the crew, and four passengers, were killed. To excess inventory list Narsarssuak, Greenland 1 December 1945.

Service

People

  • Simon Chipley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Finance Officer, disbursing
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Chipley is listed with the 101st Financial Disbursement. Chipley's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • George Clarke

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Clarke's name is on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • John Davis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Davis' name is on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • Billy Kelley

    Military | Staff Sergeant
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Kelley is listed with the Air Corps. Kelley's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • Fayette Krause

    Military | Captain
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Krause is listed with the 73rd Infantry Battalion of the US Army. Krause's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • Hiram Long

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Long is listed with the Air Corps. Long's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

  • Elmer Slaten

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    KNO. AT-7B-BH of 1st Arctic Rescue Squadron crashed. Wreckage found on Greenland ice cap. Slaten's name is recorded on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.

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Events

Event Location Date
Took off from Narsarsuaq, Greenland 28 November 1943
Never arrived at destination Kangerlussuaq, Greenland 28 November 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 February 2018 13:37:22 Lucy May Created entry with serial number, production block number, manufacturer, description, events, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_2a.html
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbapi.asp?Pilot=slaten&Submit7=Go
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56294416/elmer-e-slaten#

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