M.643  First Officer Euclid W. 'Ed' Coe 
 flag usa   b. 18 Jun 1912, Cleveland, TN 21 Jun 1941 to 21 Jun 1942 

 

     

 

Father: John W. Coe, mother Retta [Hagler] both dec'd

Ed. High School, Porterville, CA

prev. Gas and Electric Welding; Mechanic. 1940-41 US Army Civilian Flyng Instructor in Albany, GA

prev. exp. 1800 hrs

Address in 1941: Main St., Richland Center, WI


Postings: 3FPP, 6FPP

Suspended for one day and fined £5 in Dec-41 for "failing to report to police on being posted to 3FPP", and then suspended for 2 days in Apr-42 for "low flying".

One accident:

15 May 1942, his Spitfire broke an undercarriage leg during a forced landing following a drop in oil and brake pressure. Not his fault.

"A steady and reliable pilot and a good officer."


 m. 1943 Mildred Kathleen [Christie] from NY [2 children]

Post-ATA, he joined RAF Ferry Command and was stationed in Nassau and Montreal, until 1946.

Later a test pilot for Canadair, operator of a number of flight schools, and owner of ABC Rentals in Glen Falls, NY.

d. 15 Oct 1990 - Glen Falls, NY (Age 78)

 

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