General Andrews's plane found.

Author:Eldridge, Golda
Position::News
 
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In February 1943, Lt. Gen. Frank M. Andrews, was named Commanding General of the U.S. Forces in the European Theater. A command pilot, he had received two Distinguished Service medals and a Distinguished Flying Cross. He had commanded the GHQ Air Force and was a leading candidate to command the Army Air Forces. On May 3, 1943, he was killed in an aircraft accident while flying over Iceland. Andrews AFB, Maryland was named in his honor.

According to the "Grapewine," Jim Lux, a retired IBM executive tracked down the wreckage of Andrews's B-24, named HOT STUFF,...

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