Tuesday, November 18, 2014

On This Date in Minnesota History: November 18

November 18, 1942 - Leo M. Mustonen, 22, of Brainerd, Minn., disappeared on this date along with three other airmen: 2nd Lt. William A Gamber, 23, of Fayette, Ohio (pilot) and  fellow cadets Ernest Munn, 23, of St. Clairsville, Ohio and John Mortenson, 25, of Moscow, Idaho. Their plane, an AT-7 navigational training plane, left Mather Airfield in Sacramento, Calif., carrying the four airmen and about five hours of fuel. The plane never returned.1 


Leo M. Mustonen


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