20 MAY 1942
CRASH OF A B-26 MARAUDER
AT
REID RIVER AIRFIELD

 

B-26 Marauder, #40-1405, "Goosie Lucy", of 408th Squadron, 22nd Bombardment Group, belly landed at high speed at Reid River Airfield after problems with its nose wheel on 20 May 1942. The pilot was 1st Lieutenant John C. O'Donnell O-406281.

 

SOURCE:-    22nd Bombardment Group Home Page

 

REFERENCE BOOK

The Forgotten Fifth
A Classic Photographic Chronology of the
Fifth Air Force in Action in the Pacific in WW2

By Michael Claringbould

 

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