04 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence City : Prads-Haute-Bléone
Coordinates : 44°9'10"N 6°25'10"E
44°9.170 N 6°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.
Crew 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 Survivor Staff Sergeant Angelo A. LaSalle