|Death: ||Aug. 27, 1943|
El Paso County
Technical Sergeant Owings was the Engineer aboard U.S. Army Air Corps B-24E Liberator #41-29072. He was killed when the bomber struck Cheyenne Mountain, south of Colorado Springs, Colorado, while on a training flight from Pueblo Army Air Base. Nine other servicemembers also perished.
With the 471st Bomb Group, 806th Bomb Squadron.
2nd Lt. Kemper B Campbell pilot
2nd Lt. John W Bancroft co-pilot
2nd Lt. Elmer L. Skogsberg (IL) Navigator
2nd Lt. William L. Vogt (MA) Bombadier
T/Sgt. Paul M. Kruglick (CA) Radio Operator
T/Sgt. Charles C. Owings Engineer
S/Sgt. Razz A Allison Asst. Eng.
S/Sgt. Travis V Bowling gunner
S/Sgt. Christian L Poulson gunner
Sgt. Joseph E Martin, gunner
McCormick City Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Feb 12, 2012
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