28 Sep. 1943 — Clarksville vicinity, Johnson Co., Arkansas
While flying in bad weather, 1st Lt. Jack Baum, of the U. S. Army Air Forces 93rd Ferrying Squadron, 4th Ferrying Group, stationed in Memphis, Tennessee, was killed in the crash of his P-70A two-engined bomber upon a high, wooded ridge, 15 miles NE of Clarksville, Johnson Co., Arkansas. There were no survivors. Also killed in the crash was the flight engineer, Cpl. John Dudley Baker, 82nd Training Detachment, stationed at Municipal Airport, Memphis, Tennessee.
The wreckage was not found until on 7 Oct. 1943.