B-17G 42-97286 of the 560th Bombardment Squadron, 388th Bombardment Group flew into the eastern face of Beinn Nuis on the Isle of Arran on the 10th December 1944 while on a flight form Knettishall to Prestwick
|John N. Littlejohn||Captain||Pilot||Killed|
|Robert N. Stoaks||2nd Lieutenant||Co-pilot||Killed|
|William J. Frey||2nd Lieutenant||Navigator||Killed|
|Richard W. Rosebasky||1st Lieutenant||Navigator||Killed|
|Leonard W. Bond||2nd Lieutenant||Bomb Aimer||Killed|
|Joseph A. Payne||Corporal||Engineer||Killed|
|Albert E. Thomas||Corporal||Radio Operator||Killed|
|James R. Bell||Major||Passenger||Killed|
|Jack D. Merkley||2nd Lieutenant||Passenger||Killed|
|Charles S. Brown||Master Sergeant||Passenger||Killed|
|Wade D. Kriner||Staff Sergeant||Passenger||Killed|
In the crash report there are three versions of the crew list which contradict each other so the above may not be entirely correct.
Six of those onboard were buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, below are photographs of their graves.