Honolulu, HI Bomber Crash, Apr 1942

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BELIEVE CREW OF BOMBER PERISHED.

Honolulu, April 7. -- The entire crew of a United States Flying Fortress was believed to have perished when the huge plane crashed Sunday on the coastal slopes of Oahu Island.
A terse army announcement said four bodies had been recovered and "it is believed the entire crew may have been killed." Residents of Honolulu saw a flare drop from the plane about the time of the crash.

Listing of the Crew
1st LT. CHARLES O. ALLAN.
2nd LT. JAMES W. BUSHEE.
1st LT. WARD COX, JR.
S.Sgt. MATHIAS E. DONART.
Sgt. WILBERT L. GRAVITT.
S.Sgt. EDWARD L. HAKES.
Cpl. JOHN F. MORRIS.
Cpl. JOHN E. MUCKEY.
S.Sgt. LUTHER L. PERRY, JR.
M.S.Sgt. JESSE L. SCHNEIDER.

Daily News Huntingdon Pennsylvania 1942-04-08