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by sbd
Tue Jun 06, 2006 7:33 am
Forum: Swamp Ghost - B-17E 41-2446
Topic: Swamp Ghost & Black Cat Pass B-17 Recovery
Replies: 68
Views: 119474

Re: B-17

"Airplanes grow in the jungle"? Sarcasm doesn't help. If someone has a different opinion then they are to be held in contempt? There is the wreckage of a cashed BETTY at the Chino Air Museum that is held in a state of conservation. It has been placed in a mock swamp with fake palm trees etc.. It sh...
by sbd
Sat Jun 03, 2006 9:42 pm
Forum: Swamp Ghost - B-17E 41-2446
Topic: Swamp Ghost & Black Cat Pass B-17 Recovery
Replies: 68
Views: 119474

"I'd rather have it in the jungle where it belongs than fixed"... ah, so thats where aircraft come from. they grow in the jungle! if that plane sat there another 10 years there would be nothing left of it. now it can be displayed forever. and the only reason for 30+ years of delay in the recovery wa...
by sbd
Sun May 28, 2006 6:31 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: boston A-20G serial number 42-86748
Replies: 0
Views: 3472

boston A-20G serial number 42-86748

has this aircraft ever been found? it was a douglas boston A-20G serial number 42-86748 of the USAAF 27th bombing group 5th airforce. the pilot was F/S jones, the aircraft was flying from rockhampton in queensland to cairns in queensland on the 17th of april 1945 and last radio contact was made by t...