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 - Damaged Bomber Lands Safely At Minneapolis...
Damaged Bomber Lands Safely At Minneapolis MlnlMiapvlln-4'P)--The pilot and four crewmen landed an A-20 medium bomber safoly at Wold-Chamberlain Field last night after the »hlp had been damaged In the nlr on a training flight from here to Sioux City. Iowa. The plane, attochcd to the 178th squadron of the South Dakota national guard and based at Bloux . Tossed free by tho automatic re- xossoa ircc- oy wio nuvumuwu lease mechanism, the canopy flew ·k»»v-ctnii-H «tmrV thr xhln'n Atablllz- neapolls. Other crewmen. backward, struck the ship's Stabilizers and sent it into a downward spiral. When control was regained, Backer decided tho damaRe was not irreat enough to warrant abandoning the plane, and flew it back to ^v*.,.. ,,....., ------- all from Sioux Falls, were First Lieutenant Claude Hone, Second Lieutenant Robert L. Schmidt, and Sergeants Virgil Harms and Oorald Daily. UOTiai KUfiru HIIU utwtcu «*i* wiwn~ - Falls, encountered heavy weather over Wlnnebago. Minn., late Tues- day and First Lieutenant John R. »*- Backer, the pilot, ordered the plastic canopy over the cockpit ditched. be an

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  1. The Winona Republican-Herald,
  2. 19 Nov 1947, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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