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330 ~ E 01-4 ROBERT JACOBSON

Starboard (Right) Side

Contributor - Jim Lux

Shown with Robert Jacobson (Bombardier - standing far left in Sep 42) at Alconbury Air Base, England. Bob was bumped from the return flight to the States by Gen. Andrews (Andrews AFB is named after him) and his staff. HOT STUFF crashed into a mountain on approach to Reykjavik, Iceland 1 May 43. The only survivor was the Tail Gunner. Pilot Robert Shannon, Navigator James Gott, and Gen. Andrews (along with his staff) were among those who were killed.

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