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John W Clark

Military

Killed in service. Aircraft B-26-15-MA 41-34957 'Stingray' encountered oil cooler problems and pilot was forced to feather an engine. Lost attitude and forced to ditch in Atlantic near Iceland. Appears plane and crew was on its way to join the 8th with a June 3 report date. 386th BG was part of the 8th BG from July-October 1943

Service

Units served with

  • 386th Bomb Group

    386th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 386th Bomb Group flew B-26 Marauders for the Eighth and Ninth Air Forces. Whilst with the Eighth, the Group developed the formation release procedure for the B-26 on missions that targeted aerodromes, marshalling yards and V-weapon sites along the...

  • 552nd Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Died 3 June 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AF by Bishop and Hey pp. 143, Combat Chronology Supplement p. 548

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