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Corp William T. Langley

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Corp William T. Langley

  • Birth 1923
  • Death 3 Nov 1948
  • Burial Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 77535902

Killed in an airplane crash at Lagers field, Tercerio, in the Azores.

Corporal Langley was killed when U.S. Air Force B-29-50-MO Superfortress #44-86356 faultered on takeoff from Lajes Field, Azores, and crashed into the sea 500 yards offshore. The aircraft and it's crew were homebound to MacDill Air Force Base after serving for some extended months in England. Eighteen servicemembers perished and one survived and was rescued.


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  • Created by: Saratoga
  • Added: 3 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77535902
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp William T. Langley (1923–3 Nov 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77535902, citing Magnolia Cemetery, Hartsville, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Saratoga (contributor 46965279) .