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by Anthony J. Mireles
Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:16 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17F Mid Air Collision near Rigo, PNG, 17 April 1943
Replies: 0
Views: 1949

B-17F Mid Air Collision near Rigo, PNG, 17 April 1943

4-17-43. Coral Sea, Papua, New Guinea. At 1546, two Boeing B-17F airplanes collided in mid-air about three miles off shore of Rigo, Papua, New Guinea, killing seven crewmembers aboard B-17F # 41-24425, which crashed into the Coral Sea about 30 miles southeast of Jackson Airdrome, Port Moresby, Papu...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Apr 13, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is my view on the B-17E take-off accident that killed Major Kenneth McCullar on April 12, 1943, at Jackson Airdrome, Port Moresby, PNG--the famous "Wallaby" accident. I first purchased this accident report in 2003 and a few years later wrote the following summary concerning this unusual accide...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Tue Apr 09, 2013 3:33 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Zamperini B-24 loss
Replies: 11
Views: 3680

Re: Zamperini B-24 loss

Still looking for this serial number.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Mar 24, 2012 2:28 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-9209/accident-report.html Moderators, Portions of this summary as it appears on your website is my orginal work. I would like to be credited. Especially the the paragraph that begins: "As for th famous wallaby..." That sentence is directly from my summar...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:20 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is the crash site of B-17E 41-9209. This is the photo from the AAF Form No. 14 Aircraft Accident Report. Perhaps these photos can be added with my summary on the main data base.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

Wreck site of 41-9209.

Note: It looks nothing like the photo purported to be the wrecksite as posted on pacificwrecks main data base.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:16 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

Wreckage of B-17E 41-9209.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:14 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

Wreckage of B-17E 41-9209.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:13 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This a main landing gear wheel/rim of 41-9209
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:11 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is a main landing gear of 41-9209
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:10 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is the tail section of 41-9209.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:09 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is the cockpit of 41-9209.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:07 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This is a photo of the crash site of B-17E # 41-9209, which crashed while taking off from Jackson Airdrome on 12 April 1943. These photos are from the Form No. 14 Aircraft Accident Report.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:41 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

Another very beautiful profile. Thank you Michael.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-9209
Replies: 20
Views: 12288

Re: B-17E # 41-9209

This beautiful profile was created by Michael Claringbould. Thank you Michael.







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