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C-47 Skytrain

Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697

Service

People

  • Andrew Barraco

    Military | Corporal | Radio operator | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Howard Flisrand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Crew chief | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

  • George Risley

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Sylvester Sturges

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 314th Troop Carrier Group
    Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 5697 Awards: AM, PH.

Places

  • Saltby

    Military site : airfield
    Initially a grass airfield satellite to RAF Cottesmore, Saltby opened in August 1941 as the home of No. 14 OTU, but closed for development in August 1943. When allocated to the Ninth Air Force in February 1944, it had three concrete runways, 33 loop...

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Saltby, UK 1944

Assigned to 32TCS, 314TCG, 9AF USAAF.

Crashed 1 mile NE Sebeville, France 7 June 1944 – 7 June 1944

Failed to Return (FTR) re-supply mission to Cotentin peninsula 7-Jun-44; A/C downed by flak, found crashed and burnt out 1 mile NE Sebeville, FR. 4 x KIA MACR 5697

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 June 2019 18:16:38 Al_Skiff Changes to description, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28634912
https://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=19440607-13

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5697 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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