25 FEBRUARY 1942
LOSS OF A USAAC B-17 FLYING FORTRESS,
EX TOWNSVILLE, QLD
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
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Complied by Peter Nielsen
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