On the search for the crash site of the Consolidated B-24J #42-73387 that crashed into rising terrain southeast of March Field, Riverside, California while practicing night landings. Killed in the accident were, the pilot; 2Lt. Joseph W. Shaw, co-pilot; 2Lt. Herman Minden, bombardier; F/O Jaime V. Gama, navigator: 2Lt. Robert S. Bingham, engineer; Cpl. Albert M. Benefiel, radio operator; Cpl. Kenneth B. Wettstein, engineer instructor; Cpl. George Kovich.
This is the first clear day after raining for about a week.