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by Anthony J. Mireles
Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:16 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Pacific Wrecks Data Base Index
Replies: 2
Views: 932

Re: Pacific Wrecks Data Base Index

Addtional post since I can't edit my previous post:

Further, I have used the search mode on the Pacific Wrecks home page but this still does not help. The listing for aircraft is non-functional. Are all the airplanes in the data base listed in the month-by-month chronology?

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Tue Aug 11, 2009 6:06 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: Pacific Wrecks Data Base Index
Replies: 2
Views: 932

Pacific Wrecks Data Base Index

Is there a stand-alone index for aircraft accidents on the Pacific Wrecks site like the one provided for the MIA aircraft? It seems that unless you have a specific serial number, there is no way to just go to the listing of crashed airplanes. For instance, say I wanted to look at a listing of all cr...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Wed Jul 01, 2009 11:30 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 4392

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

Oh, for those who are wondering about the history of her, it seems she met fate 22/04/42 in Hawaii 41-2443 c/n2255 Accepted USAAF 03/12/41. At McChord 04/12/41.Unknown 18/12/41.Bakers Field 26/12/41.Sent to "Copper" code for Hawaii by Pacific Route HAD Cond 22/04/42 (371HrsTT) HAD is Hawaian Air De...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:36 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 accidents
Replies: 5
Views: 1630

Re: B-17 accidents

Bob,

I'll keep poking around and if I come across anything I'll let you know.

Do you have any information on the B-17D 40-3067?

TonyM
by Anthony J. Mireles
Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:27 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17 accidents
Replies: 5
Views: 1630

Re: B-17 accidents

Bob I can't find any record of the May 1942 B-17C/D crash at Batchelor in the Accident Reports, but I do have record of B-17D # 40-3067 (30BS/19BG) crashing on take-off from Batchelor on 28 January 1942. Do you have a crew listing for this one? TonyM www.warbirdcrash.com FATAL ARMY AIR FORCES AVIATI...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:32 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: DC-5 Losses
Replies: 6
Views: 3022

Re: DC-5 Losses

Gordy,

Thanks for posting and sharing. Great stuff.

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:28 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: C-39 Crash at Alice Springs
Replies: 7
Views: 3266

Re: C-39 Crash at Alice Springs

Gordy,

Thanks again for helping to fill in the blanks for me.

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Feb 28, 2009 6:24 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: USAAF Air Accident Port Pirie, Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 2012

Re: USAAF Air Accident Port Pirie, Australia

Thanks for the information Gordy.

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:33 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: DC-5 Losses
Replies: 6
Views: 3022

Re: DC-5 Losses

Thanks Gordy, Buzzer and Daniel.

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Fri Feb 20, 2009 12:29 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: USAAF Air Accident Port Pirie, Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 2012

USAAF Air Accident Port Pirie, Australia

Looking for information concerning an USAAF Airplane Accident that occurred at Port Pirie, Australia, on February 19, 1942. The pilot, 2Lt. Richard E. Pingree (O-421661) Ogden, Utah, was killed in the crash. I think the pilot belonged to the 19th Pursuit Group. I found some AAF documentation on the ...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:05 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2417
Replies: 3
Views: 2041

Re: B-17E # 41-2417

Richard Rudd,

Thanks for the information and the references.

TonyM.
by Anthony J. Mireles
Thu Oct 30, 2008 1:00 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2417
Replies: 3
Views: 2041

B-17E # 41-2417

Looking for information concerning B-17E # 41-2417, which crashed at Queensland, Australia, on 6 July 1942. The airplane was part of 63BS / 43 BG. Pilot was Lt. William Thompson. Looking for any information concerning this accident--Crew listing; Accident location; Mission information. Any informati...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sat Oct 25, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: DC-5 Losses
Replies: 6
Views: 3022

DC-5 Losses

I have read somewhere that the Japanese Aircraft had attacked airfields around Port Moresby, Papua, New Guinea, on 12 April 1943, destroying several Douglas transport aircraft at Jackson Airdrome. Can anybody provide me with details of this attack, such as number and type of aircraft lost? Were any ...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: C-47A # 41-18564 Flying Dutchman
Replies: 1
Views: 1111

C-47A # 41-18564 Flying Dutchman

Looking for a complete list of the personnel who were aboard the C-47A # 41-18564, also known as the Flying Dutchman , which crashed on Mt. Obree, Papua, New Guinea, on 10 November 1942. Who survived and who didn't? Who stayed with the wreck and which guys searched for civilization? I have M.J. Clar...
by Anthony J. Mireles
Sun Oct 12, 2008 11:27 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: B-17E # 41-2443
Replies: 10
Views: 4392

Re: B-17E # 41-2443

Have found the information I am looking for.

Tony Mireles