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Glenn A Asp

Military

Last seen near Esbjerg, Denmark in a steep dive on a mission to Aalbborg airfield, Denmark on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-97494 'Hot Rock'. Plane apparently crashed into the North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97494

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/12/43; Kearney 16/12/43; Presque Is 24/12/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-N] Podington 20/1/44; Missing in Action Aalborg 22/2/44 with Bob Wolf, Co-pilot: Bill Montgomery, Navigator: Jesse Price, Bombardier: Capt Morton French, Flight...

Associated Place

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Norway, Michigan, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 22 February 1944
Died 22 February 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2758 / MACR 2758, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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