B-26 Marauder 42-96199
Eure-et-Loir City :
Coordinates : 48.40426
48┬░24.255 N 1┬░23.662 E
A clearing at the intersection of the D921 and D114.
Take the D921 southwest out of Chartres until you come to the D114 intersection. The monument is there.
Crew of the B-26 42-96199 KS-S of the 387th Bomb Group, 557th Bomber Squadron, shot down by German AA fire on a bombing mission to the Chartres airfield on May 26th 1944.
Pilot Lt Smith Robert N.
Co-Pilot Lt Bartholome Neil G.
Bombardier 2nd Lt Wright Walter L.
Mechanic SSgt Morton Clyde N.
Radio SSgt Farfaras George S.
Gunner SSgt Brown William L.
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Notified by : Jean Pierre.
Record added 22/09/2012.
Photos : Arnaud Theron (09/2012), Jean Pierre (09/2012), Claude Dannau (30/07/2020).
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