P-38 - Ray D.Packard

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 60 Oise   City  : Cramoisy
Coordinates : 49°15'22"N 2°24'2"E.  49.25611 2.40056.  49°15.367 N 2°24.033 E

The main town square contains the local war memorial that bears an inscription commemorating US aviators.

Rue Saint Martin , Cramoisy , 60-Oise , Picardie , France
Take the N1/D316 N from Paris. Follow it onto the D1016 to Creil then turn W on the D201/D200 then turn W on the D123. Follow that to Magenta and turn SW on Rue du Pont to Cramoisy. There go N on Rue Saint Martin.
The P-38 Lightning F5-Y n°42-67526 of the 428th FS 474th FG was shot down in the area on August 25th 1944. US pilot 2nd Lt Ray D. Packard was killed in the crash. It was his first mission.

External link :
60 OiseCramoisyWW2ServiceAmerican
Notified by : Jean-Luc Claessens.   Record added 18/05/2007.
Photos : Jean-Luc Claessens (03/09/2005).
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Plate P-38 - Ray D.Packard Cramoisy Oise (60)
Jean-Luc Claessens 03/09/2005

Plate P-38 - Ray D.Packard Cramoisy Oise (60)
Jean-Luc Claessens 03/09/2005