Billy Gene Elliott
Airman Second Class Service Number: 14220979
53rd Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium), Weather, 9th Weather Group, U.S. Air Force
Weather Equipment / Dropsonde Operator (WB-29 Superfortress #44-62277)
Missing At Sea  150 miles off Charleston, South Carolina, en route to Kindley Air Force Base, Bermuda. Engine Prop #3 Runaway, engine broke loose, slammed into engine #4 starting a fire to it and the wing. Pilot lost control and crashed (Atlantic Ocean).

Memorial Marker, Mountain Home National Cemetery, Section MA, Site 4, Mountain Home, TN

  • Rank: Airman Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 11 March 1930
  • Date of death: 18 September 1953
  • County: Washington
  • Hometown: Johnson City
  • Service Branch: Air Force
  • Division/Assignment: 53rd Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron (Medium)
  • Conflict: Korean War
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Atlantic Ocean
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXI, Bottom Panel
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