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Discovery of B-17E 41-2446
Telegraph sent by Australian Embassy to USA on October 25, 1972

CRASHED B-17 CARRIED TAIL NUMBER 412446. COMMUNICATIONS FROM AIRCRAFT MUSEUM AT WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB SAY NO RECORD OF LOSS OR UNIT OR FATE OF CREW.  IT IS ASSUMED
CREW SURVIVED AND LOSS ONLY RECORDED IN UNIT OR 5TH AF RECORDS. UNIT HISTORIES OF 19TH BOMB GP. PROBABLY AIR UNIVERSITY (HOR) AT MAXWELL AFB, ALABAMA. PHOTOS HAVE BEEN SENT AIRCRACFT MUSEUM - GETTING ADDITIONAL SET COLOR PRINTS IN CANBERRA AND WILL FORWARD TO YOU. NO PERSONAL ARTCLES RECOVERED. PAO PETTUS PROMER C.O.
43RD GROUP SENDS REGARDS TO EATON WHO HE KNEW SLIGHTLY.
                    PETTUS


 
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