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A/C 42-107015
This aircraft, 42-107015, performing a one wheel landing. The aircraft was repaired and on June 21st, an a mission to Berlin, landed in Sweden. This aircraft later, on a mission to Berlin, was forced to make an emergency landing in Sweden. Pilot Robert Krumm and crew were interned for the duration.
Another view of the aircraft taking off at Glatton.
A/C 42-107026
"Hamtramak Mamma", piloted by John W. White was hit by flak over the target at Bohlen, Germany on Nov 30, 1944. The crew all bailed out and were POW's for the duration.
Another view of Hamtramack Mama on the hardstand.
A closeup of the nose end of 42-107026, Hamtramack Mamma.
Hamtramack Mama flying in formation above the clouds on the way to a target in Germany.
A view of Hamtramak Mama just after bomb release over the target.
A close-up view of 42-107026, Hamtramack Mamma.
A/C 42-297456
Mighty Little John, badly damaged in a landing accident at Glatton on June 19th, 1944.
42-297456, Mighty little John, flown by Homer Passmore collided with another aircraft, 42-97451 while on the way to Gaggenau, Germany. Mighty Little John was cut in half. Only two members of the crew, the navigator and the tail gunner, survived as POW's.
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