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Carl C Jones


Killed when B17 44-6816 was caught in the propwash of another aircraft and was torn apart in the air.


Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6816

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 18/11/44; Dow Fd 28/11/44; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-B] Chelveston 1/12/44; transferred 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 2/12/44; caught in propwash of another aircraft on assembly for Hamburg with Willis Du Mond, Co-pilot: Carl Jones,...

Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

  • Deopham Green Memorial

    Other location

  • Hilgay, Norfolk

    Crash site


Event Location Date
Born McLennan County, TX, USA 9 December 1924
Died 30 March 1945

Killed when B17 44-6816 was caught in the propwash of another aircraft and was torn apart in the air.

Buried Waco, TX, USA

Chapel Hill Memorial Park
McLennan County
Texas, USA


Date Contributor Update
07 June 2015 15:48:31 usxpat Changes to biography, events and place associations

Find A Grave Memorial# 54020481

Date Contributor Update
29 March 2015 16:30:19 usxpat Changes to service number, role, events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Missing Planes of the 452nd Bomb Group, Edward Hinrichs, 3rd ed. ©2004

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:04 AAM AAM ingest

Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia