Search found 41 matches

by Justin Taylan
Fri Feb 17, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Japanese aircraft
Replies: 2
Views: 2965

Re: Japanese aircraft

Nomdeplume_30,
Yes, I agree this looks to be a Japanese Ki-51 Sonia, likely the one you posted on Borneo. Let me know if you have any other photos of this wreckage or the name of photographer, if we can add it to the page credited to the source.
by Justin Taylan
Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: Biographies of 4 crewmen, MIA, 1Feb. 43, B-17E 41-9151
Replies: 1
Views: 2161

Re: Biographies of 4 crewmen, MIA, 1Feb. 43, B-17E 41-9151

Thank you for these impressive links. We've added them to the Pacific Wrecks page on this aircraft.

B-17E Flying Fortress 41-9151
http://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-17/41-9151.html
by Justin Taylan
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:23 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Plaine Des Gaiacs Airfield
Replies: 2
Views: 1444

Re: Plaine Des Gaiacs Airfield

Sir (Sorry, i do not have your name) Thank you for the photos from Plaines Des Gaiacs and interesting to hear about your work on New Caledonia. May we add your photos to Pacific Wrecks, credited to you? Also, any other WWII related photos or locations you have visited. If so, email us info@pacificwr...
by Justin Taylan
Mon Jul 04, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Visiting Anchorage, Alaska in September
Replies: 1
Views: 1962

Visiting Anchorage, Alaska in September

Dear friends, I will be traveling to Anchorage, Alaska during the first two weeks of September 1-15. I wanted to see if any members of the active military / history / wreck community were interested to meet during that time For sure, I intend to visit the Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum and sites in...
by Justin Taylan
Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:13 pm
Forum: Warbirds & Restorations
Topic: A6M2 Model 21 Zero -Cape Lambert, NEW BRITAIN
Replies: 1
Views: 2599

Re: A6M2 Model 21 Zero -Cape Lambert, NEW BRITAIN

Thank you for your email and interesting story. Here are details on Zero you mentioned. That is very interesting, were you able to see this wreck from the air, or did you dive it before it was salvage? Today, it is displayed at Tokyo Science Museum. A6M5 Zero 31870 Tail 53-122 http://www.pacificwrec...
by Justin Taylan
Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:59 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: 13th Air Force Tanauan to Labo crashed and FOUND!
Replies: 4
Views: 3892

Re: 13th Air Force Tanauan to Labo crashed and FOUND!

Thank you for your email, please email me with your name and if you have any photos of Gill to add to the page. Here are the details on that C-47, keep us posted about the forthcoming memorial service C-47 42-100455 pilot Parkhurst crashed March 12, 1945 http://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/42-100...
by Justin Taylan
Thu Mar 10, 2011 9:02 am
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 30422

Re: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message

Sir, Your dataplate, P-40N 44-47795 was assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during February 1945. This plane was given RAAF Serial Number A29-1206 Sadly, that is all i know about it without further research. Probably, it was not damaged, shot down or lost in combat. Likely, it served i...
by Justin Taylan
Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:50 pm
Forum: Member Profiles
Topic: New Forum Policy - New Members Must Post Welcome Message
Replies: 59
Views: 30422

Details on B-24D 42-40210

Doublet KC, Here are details on your uncle's MIA B-24. Please let me know if you have any other details on this loss, or photos of your uncle or this bomber. I was not aware that this plane had the nickname "My Baby Bubb", do you have a photo of the noseart? Here are details on this plane: B-24D 42-...
by Justin Taylan
Wed Sep 30, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: Petition Regarding MIA Vote In Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 1662

Petition Regarding MIA Vote In Congress

Pacific Wrecks Newsletter http://www.pacificwrecks.com/listmanager/mia_vote2.html --------------------------------------------------------- 1. PETITION REGARDING MIA VOTE IN CONGRESS --------------------------------------------------------- There are 80,000 Missing American Service Personnel worldw...
by Justin Taylan
Thu Jul 09, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Crashed C-47 at Wau
Replies: 4
Views: 1798

A better match: postwar C-47 crash at Wau

Robert, I was discussing this with Edward Rogers, and he pointed out another crash that fits the information you provided more accurately. Dakota A65-92 http://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/A65-92.html Crashed October 22, 1960 This was a wartime built C-47B in RAAF service, thus the fin flash you ...
by Justin Taylan
Wed Jul 08, 2009 8:28 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Crashed C-47 at Wau
Replies: 4
Views: 1798

Details on C-47 crash at Wau Airfield

Robert, I did some quick research and found this likely canidate: C-47 Dakota 41-38667 http://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/41-38667.html This C-47 crashed on landing on January 18, 1943. Some Australian Army passengers and American crew died in the crash, and likely the wreckage was converted to ...
by Justin Taylan
Mon Jun 08, 2009 5:16 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B17 near Bulolo PNG
Replies: 2
Views: 1123

Re: B17 near Bulolo PNG

Highlander, Here are details on the famous B-17 wreck near Black Cat Pass. This B-17 had no wartime nickname, but is known as the "Gray Ghost" or "B-17 at Black Cat Pass" unofficially. If you took any photos of the plane you wish to add, please send them to Pacific Wrecks, will add them credited to ...
by Justin Taylan
Tue Feb 17, 2009 2:03 pm
Forum: Missing/Killed In Action (MIA/KIA)
Topic: F-4U-1 Corsair, January 20,1944, Maj. Marion R. McCown Jr.,
Replies: 3
Views: 1749

Regarding McCown's F4U Corsair

Dear all, The case of McCown's F4U Corsair is now resolved with his burial in South Carolina January 18, 2009. I personally visited his crash site in July 2006. Here is the page on his loss, if anyone has any additional information on this case or corrections, let me know. F4U Corsair 02402 piloted ...
by Justin Taylan
Wed Jan 21, 2009 12:19 am
Forum: Pacific Wrecks Updates & Information
Topic: NEW DVD - Black Jack's Last Mission
Replies: 2
Views: 4030

NEW DVD - Black Jack's Last Mission

Dear friends, I am proud to announce the release of the film, "Black Jack's Last Mission" on DVD, and a new website about B-17F "Black Jack / The Joker's Wild" 41-24521 : http://b17blackjack.com This DVD is the story of B-17F "Black Jack / The Joker's Wild" 41-24521 , one of the 5th Air Force's most...
by Justin Taylan
Wed Sep 10, 2008 5:09 pm
Forum: Veterans
Topic: In memory: Nathan G. Gordon, Medal of Honor deceased
Replies: 0
Views: 1550

In memory: Nathan G. Gordon, Medal of Honor deceased

Dear friends, It is with regret that I report Mr. Nathan G. Gordon died on September 9, 2008. Nathan G. Gordon http://pacificwrecks.com/people/veterans/gordon.html Medal of Honor Citation http://pacificwrecks.com/valor/moh/gordon.html His Aircraft: PBY "Arkansas Traveler" Bu No 08139 http://pacificw...