Location:
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport,
Windsor Locks,CT 06096
N 41d 56' 512" W 72d 41' 36"  
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Hours:
Open 7 days a week, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone (860) 623-3305

Admission:
Adults 12 & Up $12.00
Children 4-11 $6.50
3 & Under Free
Seniors 65 & Up $11.00

New England Air Museum
John E. Long

 

Recent Address:

1540 23rd Avenue, P. O. Box 407, Avon, IL 61415

Email:

 

Family Information:

Wife: Barbara; Children: Jacqueline, John Jr.

Hometown:

Aron, IL

Date Entered Service:

1941

Service Number:

O-804189

Bomb Group:

444th

Squadron:

676th

Location of Unit:

Tucson, AZ February 1945

Missions Flown:

12

Hump Missions Flown:

 

Targets:

Japan

Awards/Decorations:

Air Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross with Oak Leaf Cluster; Letter of Commendation for missions flown to Japan; Certificate of Appreciation for war service from Gen. Arnold; Commendation for mission in which handled hazardous situation of engine failure in 1943 from Col. Parsons Commanding Officer of Marianas AAF, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon with 1 Battle Star.

Service Schools Attended:

Primary Training Sep 1942; Basic Training Feb 1943; Advanced Single Engine Apr-May 1943

Military Specialty(ies):

Flight Instructor-Advanced Single Engine Fighters, Commander B-29

Rank Upon Discharge:

1st Lieutenant

Crew Type:

Flight crew

Airplane Serial No.& Name:

42-24720 Fu-Kemal-Tu

Were you a POW?

No

Were you interned?

No

Date Transferred from the 58th:

 

Date Discharged from the 58th:

 

Post-WWII Military Service:

 

Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):

Farmer

Thoughts on the 58th Bomb Wing:

 

Comments:

 

 

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Crew of Fu-Kemal-Tu

 

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John Long c 2000

 


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