45 Loiret City : Traînou
Coordinates : 47°58'33"N 2°8'39"E
47°58.557 N 2°8.658 E
A hedgerow on the northern side of the D124.
Take the D2152 NE then the D11 SE to Traînou. Then take the D124 east. The monument is on the north side of the road.
The American B-24D Liberator 42-63977 "Los Angeles City Limits" crashed here on January 7th 1944.
In memory of the 6 aviators killed
1st Lt Earl T. Cooper - Pilot
1st Lt Arthur Acevedo - Co-Pilot
2nd Lt Pasquale Falco - Bombardier
TSgt Arthur Morin - Radio
SSgt William R. Powell - Gunner
SSgt Jack Harger - Gunner
And in praise of the 4 survivors
2nd Lt Robert A. Lawrenz - navigator
TSgt Harold R. Vines - Gunner
SSgt James P. Cobbs - Gunner
SSgt George H. Stillwell - Gunner
External link :
Notified by : Yves Gondre.
Record added 21/12/2008.
Photos : Yves Gondre.
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