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|Pilot 2nd Lt. Johnson (survived)
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. L. Baker (survived)
Crew S/Sgt L. Cooley (survived)
Gunner SS/ F. Aubrey (survived)
Gunner Cpl. D. Welch (survived)
Gunner Cpl. Holley Perkins, Jr. (survived)
Ditched April 24, 1942
The crew were found and assisted by Reverand M. Nixon of the London Missionary Society, as well as Sgt Hill, the soul survivor of "Tojo's Nitemare". Nixon reported the ditching to ANGAU officer Captain 'Mac' Rich, who sailed from Samarai aboard the Marek, who arrived and met them, then looked for B-25C "Salvo Sadie" returning with that crew on May 1, 1942 to the Fife Bay area.
On May 2, 1942, "Chattanooga Choo Choo" crew wanted to salvage personal effects from the plane, and three launches were commandeered, and they unsuccessfully attempted to drag the aircraft to shallower water, they gave up at sunset.
The survivors of the triple ditching left the area on May 3 aboard the Marek to Milne Bay, where they held a memorial service for the crew of "Tojo's Nitemare". On May 4, 1942 departed aboard MV Matoma traveling westward via Abau Island before arriving at Port Moresby ten days later and were sent back to Australia.
Issac Luile adds
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