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Lester W Hundelt


Insufficient power on T/O, hit fence at departure end of r/w severing hydraulic lines. Returned with full bomb and gas load, touched down about on the numbers at 115mph, ran off departure end, crossed three small ditches, a road, a deep ditch, and struck a tree. A/c came to rest on opposite side of ditch with main and nose grear collapsed. RTD


Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 67th Bomb Squadron



Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:50 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia /; Losses of 8thAF, vol.4