|Death: ||Apr. 15, 1952|
Captain, 326th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb
Killed in crash of B-36B-10-CF 'Peacemaker'
#44-92050 upon takeoff at Fairchild Air Force
Base, near Spokane, Washington.
The huge bomber crashed into a field just
after liftoff at about 3:45 a.m.
Wing flaps not properly set were blamed
for causing the crash.
Fourteen other servicemen also perished:
Capt. Cecil F Alldredge, pilot
Capt. John E Daly
Capt. Arthur L Hulshizer
Capt. Albert E Nelson
Capt. Earl G Soderbeck
1st Lt. Melvin H Emley
1st Lt. Herbert D Merman
2nd Lt. John J Knaub
T/Sgt. Francis J Brozowski
S/Sgt. Martin G Cohn
S/Sgt. Earl K Davis
S/Sgt. John C Gafford
Cpl. Wilbur W Knox, Jr
A1c Charles E Sykora, Jr
Reported as resident of Jackson, GA
[Final resting place unknown. Please contact
this contributor if you have information.]
NOTE: Birth year is estimate (age 30).
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: Feb 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65857254
Remembering a Veteran with appreciation and respect on Armistice Day - 2011.|
Added: Nov. 13, 2011