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2LT Francis J “Frank” Baker

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2LT Francis J “Frank” Baker

  • Birth 5 Jan 1921 Ohio, USA
  • Death 2 Jan 1944 Sacramento County, California, USA
  • Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Memorial ID 105311613

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2nd Lieutenant Baker was a passenger aboard
U.S. Army Air Corps B-17G Flying Fortress
#42-40024.

During a flight from McChord Field, Tacoma,
Washington to Kingman, Arizona, the bomber
experienced structural failures due to severe
icing conditions, and crashed near McClellan
Field in Sacramento before it could make an
emergency landing.

All thirteen Army personnel aboard perished.


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Gravesite Details ASN O-579790

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  • Created by: Tim Cook
  • Added: 16 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105311613
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Francis J “Frank” Baker (5 Jan 1921–2 Jan 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105311613, citing Calvary Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Tim Cook (contributor 46481904) .