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FO 42-50678 8 448 714 EI B 00-1

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Starboard (Right) Side - Port has UMBREAGO - 8/448/712 (CT F) | 8/448/714 (EI B)
Crashed (KCR) 15 Feb 45 Hall Farm, Elsing ENG - Pilot Harlyn H. Schroeder

Contributor - Ty Johnson

Info Contributor - Tom Brittan
Crashed and burned due to dinghy releasing itself and becoming entangled around the tail after take-off. The pilot (Harlyn H. Schroeder) and co-pilot (Delwin D. Roorda), who managed to keep the plane aloft after the rest of the crew bailed out near Bungay, salvoed the bombs in the North Sea and tried to land at Attlebridge but on the approach the aircraft dived into the ground killing both pilots. Salvaged 16 Feb 45.

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