Bedford, MA. – July 23, 1942

Bedford, Massachusetts, – July 23, 1942


Curtis P-40 Aircraft
U. S. Army Air Corps Photo

     On July 23, 1942, a flight of P-40 aircraft were returning to Bedford Field after a formation training flight.  One of those aircraft, (Ser. No. 41036509), piloted by 2nd Lt. Clyde W. Kaffenberger, crashed into a wooded hillside while making his landing approach.  Kaffenberger did not survive. 


     Book, “Fatal Army Air Forces Aviation Accidents In The United States, 1941-1945”, by Anthony J. Mireles, C. 2006  

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