Burton Edward Pearson – Second Lieutenant, United States Army Air Corps

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ARMY FLIER KILLED IN TAKEOFF

MOUNT CLEMENS, Michigan – June 12, 1941 – An Army plane nosed over and crashed at Selfridge Field today upon the takeoff, killing Second Lieutenant B. E. Pearson of Syracuse, New York.  Cadet Morris Hallett was injured seriously.

PEARSON, BURTON EDWARD
2ND LT AIR CORPS RESERVE USA
DATE OF DEATH: 06/12/1941
BURIED AT: SECTION 8  SITE 6374

 

ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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