MIA Recoveries


C-87 #42-107259
Expedition Photo Gallery

This aircraft departed Yangkai, China on 09 Aug 1943 enroute to Jorhat, India. Plane was reported as missing in flight. There was still no news on the fate of this aircraft or its crew as of Dec 1943. Dead: 5.

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  • Wreckage
  • Wreckage
  • Rice winnowing tray made from wreckage
  • Cooking pot made from wreckage
  • Bowl made from wreckage
  • Co-Pilot 1st Lt. John T. Tennison, Jr.
  • Radio Operator SSgt. Alvin J. Lenox
  • Crew Chief Pfc. Donald A. Johnson
  • Ayema Keche witnessed the crash and made rice winnowing tray from wreckage
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