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PHOTO CREDITS

BAKADORI

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42-7502

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Featured in Making for Sweden

Contributor - Brendan Wood

Info Contributor - Christian Bolgen
Swedish landing at Örebro Airfield, 18 Nov 43.

Info Contributor - John Dienst (Curator, Stillwater Airport Memorial Museum Association)
Failed to return to base following an 18 Nov 43 mission to Hjeller-Oslo, Norway. Her Pilot was 2nd LT. David M. Fogarty and she was interned at Örebro, Sweden because of battle damage. Returned to England 25 May 45, and after the war, was flown to Searcy Field, Stillwater, Oklahoma for disposal.

Info Contributor - Stephen Adams
Named by Pilot Lt. Kenneth Jewell (part Native American). After the crew brought BAKADORI to the UK, they were transferred to the 44th Bomb Group. Ken lost his leg, while piloting BANSHEE (42-63965), 3 missions from the end of his tour.

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