Lot 673: Relic from the B17 Flying Fortress Tondalayo, to include the turret frame s

Bishop & Miller Auctioneers

April 21, 2018
Stowmarket, United Kingdom

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Description: Relic from the B17 Flying Fortress Tondalayo, to include the turret frame section glass, shell casings pipe work, the Tondalayo was returning from a leaflet drop over Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht, the tragedy occurred when the Bomber was flying home at the same time as two German planes, the resulting confusion caused the anti aircraft guns to hit the Tondalayo, the pilot had to take the plane down for a crash landing but was then hit again near Woodbridge, it was at this point the order to bail was given, leaving pilot and co- pilot, Lieutenant Col Earle J. Aber & Lieutenant Maurice J. Harper to attempt to land the plane, both men perished on the night of March 4th 1945, the crash site is near to the West side of Parkeston in the river Stour mudflats, together with two shell casings from a 20mm cannon shell from a P-38 Lighting, this aircraft crashed adjacent to the A120 Dovercourt after being shot down by a Harwich anti aircraft gun - Stock Ref:2315-92
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