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1 Jun 44 - Left landing gear collapsed on landing

Info Contributor - Mark Coffee
Arrived 19 May 44 and flew one mission on 30 May 44. The landing gear drag link failed due to a faulty casting. Class 4 damage to wing, fuselage, empennage and ball turret. #1 prop broke off and damaged flap, aileron and empennage. William Nold was Gordon Powers' Co-Pilot and was receiving check flight with Powers and ops officer Rierson aboard.

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