Alpes-de-Haute-Provence City :
Coordinates : 44.15283
44Â°9.170 N 6Â°25.158 E
To the south of the D107, in the town of Chanolles on the road of the same name.
A gravelly space next to a bridge into town.
On January 30th, 1948, at 1254, once the C-47's wreck was confirmed, an American SB-17, two days out from Germany, took off with six crewmen, three journalists, and one passenger in order to overfly the area and crashed as well. The only survivor was rescued by a German POW.
1st Lieutenant Robert L. Kelley
Major Clare J. Shellar
1st Lieutenant Jack H. Ellis
Technical Sergeant William L. McKibbin
Staff Sergeant George L. Prince
1st Lieutenant Maurice J. Casner
Corporal Peter J. Misciagna
Corporal Carroll C. Sprague
Sergeant Jack L. Roush
Staff Sergeant Angelo A. LaSalle
See other record :
Notified by : Jean-Louis Delattre - Chercheur indÃ©pendant.
Record added 11/10/2009.
Photos : Jean-Louis Delattre avec accord de l'ARSA (26/09/2009), Claude Dannau (08/08/2019).
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