B-25D #43-3671 ĎA Bit of Lace' Lt Knowlan A Virtual Cemetery created by: B24CoPilotNiece
Description: B-25D #43-3671 10th AF Wea Region, 2nd Wea Rcn Sq ĎA Bit of Lace' Lt Knowlan Crew - This crew was based at Gushkara, India. Their plane took off on 10 March 1945 from APO 690 shortly after daybreak on a staging mission to the destination of Chengtu, China and there was an intermediate stop for fueling. Another B-25, also took off that same morning for the same destination just prior to this plane and was ahead of them by approximately 15 minutes. Both ships landed at Myitkyina, Burma for refueling prior to proceeding. The aircraft took off and was not heard from again. Lieutenant Scales' crew arrived at Chengtu, China at 1732 hours, which was about one and a-half hours prior to sundown. No further contact was made with B-25D #43-3671 after takeoff.