25 FEBRUARY 1942
LOSS OF A USAAC B-17 FLYING FORTRESS,

EX TOWNSVILLE, QLD

 

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Flying Fortress B-17E

 

A USAAC B-17 Flying Fortress was lost after it departed Townsville on 25 February 1942 on a bombing mission.  No further contact was made with the aircraft.

 

SOURCE:-   Aircraft Crash Sites - Australia

Crash:         No. 8

Position:     19.15 - 146.46

Department of Aviation Chart No:       3219

 

REFERENCE BOOK

"Diary of WWII - North Queensland"
Complied by Peter Nielsen

 

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