Sagres - Algarve
USAAF 9th Air Force
Douglas C-47A Skytrain 42-24171
2Lt R. E. Field USA
2Lt H. T. Mayo USA
2Lt John F. Hesselden USA
Sgt R. S. Mevin USA
V. J. Naviken USA
The fuel pumps had some problems and the crew was unable to pump fuel from the reserve to the main tanks so the pilot had to make an belly landing near Sagres.
After the war the aircraft was part of the Portuguese civil air company Tap with the registry CS-TDB.
* “Aviões da Cruz de Cristo” – Mário Canongia Lopes
* Report of Aircraft Accident - AFHRA