A1C 830 AF BOMB SQ, 509 BOMB WING
Airman First Class James Frazier was one of
eleven airmen aboard US Air Force B-50D
Superfortress #49-0271 killed when the
bomber stalled and crashed shortly after
takeoff from RAF Lakenheath, England.
The aircraft lost airspeed when the pilot
attempted to avoid a collision with other
bombers that were assembling into formation
for a training mission.
The air crew were from Walker Air Force Base
near Roswell, New Mexico.
The other airmen who perished were:
Capt. Albin F Venskus, A/C Pilot
Capt. Fillmore T Avdevich
Capt. Harold R Rau, Jr
Capt. Constantine Wolski
Major Gail M Young, Observer/Instr.
MSgt. Willis M Gray
SSgt. Henry T Kemp, Jr
A1C William E Barnes
A1C Robert E Bayles
A1C Patrick L Birdsell
Burial location provided courtesy of Rose
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