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|Pilot 1st Lt. Harold R. Prince, O-888775 (MIA / KIA) NY
Gunner TSgt Ashford H. Cardwell, 38329361 (MIA / KIA) LA
Engineer TSgt Anthony Zulkus, 11009240 (rescued)
Passenger Ambrose J. Finnegan, Jr., 2036172 5th AF, HQ (MIA / KIA) PA
Crashed May 14, 1944
On April 16, 1944 "Black Sunday" took off from Nadzab Airfield piloted by 1st Lt. Donald W. Dower on a low level strike mission against Hollandia. Returning, the formation encountered a severe weather front. This A-20 belly landed at Saidor Airfield. Sliding across the runway, this aircraft struck P-47D "Dirty Old Man". Damaged, ground crews had extricate the pilot from the twisted fuselage.
Afterwards, this A-20 was officially written off but was repaired and continued flying as a administrative aircraft with the 90th Bombardment Squadron. When lost, engines R-2600-23 serial numbers 42-175009 and 42-175164. Weapon serial numbers not noted in MACR.
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