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