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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 97339
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 41-2661
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Lanai Island, HI -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:Midway Island
Destination airport:Hickam field
B17 41-2661 5th BG 31st sq. damaged battle of Midway. Crash landed Island of Lanai T.H. 6/5/42 wheels up in pineapple field. Origonally deemed beyond repair-repaired and returned to Hickam. later assigned 11BG 42nd and 431st sq. Esperto Santo

Sources: Don Kundinger II, my Father Donald J kundinger Sr. navigator on 41-2661 "SNAFU" Andrews crew. On way to 5th AF 7/42 orders changed in transit to 11th B.G.

Revision history:

13-Feb-2017 19:08 don k Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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