Dowler, C. R.

The Charles R. Dowler crew: 708th Squadron

 

The Dowler crew was flying 42-31127 when it crashed on return from Brussels 28/4/44 when u/c collapsed halfway down runway on landing, a check by Gp Tech. Insp. found errors in settings. Salvaged 20/5/44.

Chas Dowler Pilot
Vernon Arnold Co-Pilot
Leonard Erickson Navigator
? Bombardier
Sandy Conti Flight Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
Francis Brownson Radio Operator
George King Ball Turret Gunner
Larry Steinhafel Waist Gunner
Ken Shimp Waist Gunner
John Marabito Tail Gunner