Date: June 14, 1943
Time: 0600
Location: Near Mackay, OLD, Australia
Operator: Military - U.S. Army Air Forces
Flight #: ?
Route: Mackay - Port Moresby
AC Type: B-17C Flying Fortress
Registration: 12406
cn / ln: 2072
Aboard: 41   (passengers:35  crew:6)
Fatalities: 40   (passengers:34  crew:6)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft took off into ground fog and leveled off at an altitude of about 300 feet. The plane stalled and crashed and exploded.

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