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James C Hinkle

Military

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

21-Sep-43 accident on landing in B26 41-31770. All returned.

Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 41-31770

    B-26 Marauder
    Assigned to 405BS, 322BG, 8AF USAAF. Landing Accident at base 21-Sep-43 7 x Returned to Duty (RTD). Written off. Salvaged.

Associated Place

  • Andrews Field

    Military site : airfield
    The base was known as Great Saling when construction – by US Army engineers – began in 1942 but was renamed Andrews Field in honour of the memory of Gen. Frank M. Andrews, who was killed when the B-24 he was travelling in crash-landed in Iceland on 3...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Virginia, USA 1942
Based Andrews Field 1943 – 1944

Assigned to HQ Sqn, 322BG, 9AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2017 11:07:25 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 288

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 20:32:43 Al_Skiff Changes to middlename, biography, unit associations and media associations
Sources

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/27e9e8a6fd53f768.html
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/1865

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2017 20:13:13 Al_Skiff Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, biography, events, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/27e9e8a6fd53f768.html
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/media/1865

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