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Taldino Teshone

Military

10 December 1943 took off from Molesworth on slow timing flight in B17#42-37757. Landing gear failed upon approach so wheels-up landing made on grass. 9RTD.

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37757

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 19/8/43; Scott 16/9/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-N] Molesworth 18/10/43; crash landed on local flight landing on grass beside runway when u/c failed 10/12/43, with John Long, Co-pilot: Amon Earhart, Navigator: George Carroll, Flight...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

 Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I, p. 412 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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