ANDREW LONGBOTHAM (19??-1946)
"Andy"

(CNAC 194? - October 8, 1946)
(Captain - June 29, 1945)

In the 1943-45 log book of Don McBride, Andy listed his address as:

Andy Longbotham
294 So. Wilson
Pasadena, Calif.


Gene Banning's list says that, "Andrew Longbottom (sp?) was killed in crash 1946."

How about this great shot taken in Egypt...

Egypt by the pyramids
-- left to right --
Bob Sherwood, Melvin Smith, Andy Longbotham, Rolph Preus, Jim Tate, Hugh Chen (Chinese senior Captain)


(Here's a close-up of those faces)

Bob Sherwood, Melvin Smith and Andy Longbotham


Rolf Preus, Jim Tate and Hugh Chen


September and October 1946
Unknown newspaper articles courtesy of Mrs. Allan (Billie) Chambers


May 24, 2007

I don't think Andy was married. He was sort of a sardonic guy, but I know nothing of his personal life. He was not a close friend of mine.

Bob (Sherwood)


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