Ramon F. Noches
March 4, 1918 – June 6, 1945
Class: 44-G-TE
Graduation date: 8/4/1944
Rank at time of graduation: Flt. Officer
Unit: 477th Bombardment Group
Service # T64626
From: Junction City KS

First Lieutenant Ramon Noches, a Tuskegee Airman [TAAF Class: TE-44-G, Graduation Date: 4 Aug 1944, Graduation Rank: Flight Officer] who was assigned to the 477th Bombardment Group (Medium), 1st Air Force, U.S. Army Air (Corps) Forces at Godman Field, Fort Knox, Ky., flew numerous training missions in a B-25G aircraft until he was killed in an accident during night-flying training at Gunter Army Air Field in Montgomery, Ala.

Flight Officer Noches perished in the crash of USAAF North American B-25J Mitchell (tail #44-30184), eight miles northeast of Montgomery, Alabama. Six other airmen were also killed:

Pilot F/O Charles E. Wilson (Ill.)
F/O Edward Glover (Ill.)
F/O Denny C. Jefferson (Ark.)
Cpl. Henry H. Valentine (Ill.)
Cpl. Luther A. Cox (Mi.)
Pvt. James Ewing (Oh.)

Watch this great video about the life of Ramon Noches on YouTube!

*Disclaimer, they state the Airmen never lost a bomber which is not accurate. Read the “Eleven Myths about the Tuskegee Airmen” by Dr. Daniel Haulman

Another great story to read! Airman continues grandfather’s Tuskegee legacy at Balad

Source: Findagrave.com


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