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by varsity07840
Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:34 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: AAF crash at Darwin 1942
Replies: 13
Views: 8596

Darwin crash

A little more info. The P-40 pilot was Bob Hazard. The a/c blew a tire. The transport was a Lockheed C-40. It was parked, with George and the others standing around it. The pilot was Joe Moore, formerly the C.O. of the 20th Pursuit Squadron at Clark Field, P.I. I can't find anything on the serial nu...
by varsity07840
Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:46 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-24 Crash 3 March 1942
Replies: 21
Views: 11342

B-24 Crash

2 B-24As were lost at Broome on 3 March '42. 40-2370 was shot down, and 40-2374 was destroyed on the ground. That is according to Allan G. Blue, in his book The B-24 Liberator.
by varsity07840
Thu Nov 30, 2006 4:36 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: AAF crash at Darwin 1942
Replies: 13
Views: 8596

Darwin crash 29 April, 1942

A P-40 on take off went out of control and crashed into George's transport
aircraft. He was formerly commander of fighter operations in the Phillippines and was evacuated to Austraila with McCarther. At the time if the accident, he was on an inspection tour of bases in Austraila.