Patton, William Wyatt, 1st Lt

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1055-Pilot, Single-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 1055, 3rd Scouting Force
Service Years
1934 - 1945
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Granby, MO
Last Address
Wormingford Air Station, England

Casualty Date
Jan 15, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Springfield National Cemetery - Springfield, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 28 SITE 1494A

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 1938-1940, B-18 Bolo
From Year
1938
To Year
1940
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications (B-18A)

General characteristics

* Crew: 6
* Length: 57 ft 10 in (17.6 m)
* Wingspan: 89 ft 6 in (27.3 m)
* Height: 15 ft 2 in (4.6 m)
* Wing area: 959 ft (89.1 m)
* Empty weight: 16,321 lb (7,400 kg)
* Loaded weight: 22,123 lb (10,030 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 27,500 lb (12,600 kg)
* Powerplant: 2 Wright R-1820-53 radial engines, 1,000 hp (750 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 215 mph (197 knots, 346 km/h)
* Combat range: 999 nm (1,150 mi, 1,850 km))
* Ferry range: 1,800 nm (2,100 mi, 3,400 km)
* Service ceiling 23,900 ft (7,280 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,030 ft/min (5.2 m/s)
* Wing loading: 23.1 lb/ft (113 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.09 hp/lb (150 W/kg)

Armament

* Guns: 3 .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
* Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,200 kg)

   
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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2011
   
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