C-47 crashed just after dusk in bad weather near Halton RAF station, Buckinghamshire, on a return flight from Brussels. Also killed were: 2nd Lt. Charles V. Smith (Pilot); SSergeant David Francis; and TSergeant Winfield Scott (Flight Engineer).
Remembered by Lieutenant Colonel Robert D Lutes, Mountain Home, AR.
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The chief purpose of the 315th Troop Carrier Group when assigned to the Eighth Air Force was to transport troops around the UK in the early part of 1943. Before long though, the Group was used by the Twelfth Air Force and flew from Bilda, Algeria, from...
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