CRASH OF A B-24 LIBERATOR
AT FENTON AIRFIELD, NT
ON 25 OCTOBER 1943

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USAAF B-24 Liberator #42-40504 "Gus's Bus" of the 530th Bomb Squadron, 380th Bomb Group, crash landed at Fenton airfield in the Northern Territory. The undercarriage collapsed on landing.

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The above photographs were taken by
Eugene Halaas of the 43rd Service Squadron

 

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