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Merlin C Douglass

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Bombardier B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG, 5th AF. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with P-39D 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.

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  • Earl Kennamer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Pilot P-39 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.

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Aircraft

  • 41-17590

    B-26 Marauder
    Martin B-26B Marauder 41-17590, 70th BS, 38th BG. Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with P-39D 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411. ...

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Event Location Date
Born Wisconsin, USA 31 August 1918

31st Aug 1918
Wisconsin, USA.

Died Tai Island, Fiji 13 October 1943

Lost in mid air collision on local altitude training flight. 13th Oct 43. Colided with P-39D 41-7043, 70th FS, 347th FG, 13th AF, no bail outs observed from either A/C, 7 KIFA. MACR 16411.

Educated Wisconsin, USA

Attended the University of Wisconsin.

Assigned Nadi, Fiji

Assigned 70th BS, 38th BG, 5th AF.

Buried Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Coloma, WI 54930, USA

Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Coloma, Waushara County
Wisconsin, USA.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2015 18:28:44 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events, person associations, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=vcsr&GSvcid=350519 B-26 Crew Details.
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/dbmsn.asp?SN=41-17590&Submit6=Go MACR bare bones.
http://www.fold3.com/image/38641105/ MACR Details.
http://usaafdata.com/?q=search Crews ASN / Rank Details.

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