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|Pilot Lt. Ted W. Lawson, O-399549 (WIA, survived)
Co-Pilot Lt. Dean Davenport, O-427310 (WIA, survived)
Navigator Lt. Chas. L. McClure, O-431647 (WIA, survived)
Bombardier Lt. Robert S. Clever, O-432336 (WIA), survived
Engineer Sgt. David J. Thatcher, 19019573 (WIA, survived)
Ditched April 18, 1942 "Doolittle Raid"
Built by North American Aviation (NAA). Constructors Number 62B-2930. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-25B Mitchell serial number 40-2261.
Assigned to the 17th Bombardment Group, 95th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Ruptured Duck" with nose art of Disney Donald Duck character with crossed crutches. One of sixteen B-25's assigned to the "Doolittle Raid".
After the raid, this bomber ditched in the China Sea west of Shangchow in China. Three crew were badly injured, injured, one slightly injured and delployed their life raft. Thatcher was only slightly injured and swam back to the wreck to get the medical kit from inside.
Fates of the Crew
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