2 Lt. Roy B Edge.
31st August 1944 Target Isle de CZembre gun positions. This was a pathfinder mission with target cloud covered, bombing results unknown.
B-26 41-34792, DR-G 452nd Bomb Squadron
2 Lt Roy B. Edge, Pilot
2 Lt. R.S. Noorhead, Co-pilot
S/Sgt. P. M. Steele, Engineer/gunner
Sgt. D.W. Martin, Radio/gunner
Sgt. T.J.Amoury, Tail gunner
792s left engine cut out over the English Channel, crew bailed out when other engine failed on landing approach to Hendon airfield, north London suburbs.Lt Edge elected to stay with the aircraft to avoid crashing into a built up area, aircraft crashed into nearby park and Lt. Edge was killed.