|Caption||Navy PV-1 Ventura patrol aircraft of Bombing Squadron VB-139 returning to Attu was forced down due to low fuel and landed on a frozen lake, Agattu Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 30 Dec 1943. No injuries. ww2dbase|
|Source||ww2dbaseNational Museum of Naval Aviation LR Devoe Collection|
|Photos on Same Day||31 Dec 1943|
|Photos at Same Place||Agattu Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska|
|Added By||David Stubblebine|
|Added Date||1 Jan 2006|
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|WW2-Era Place Name||Agattu Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska|
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31 Aug 2015 09:31:19 PM
The forced landing occurred on 30 Dec 1943 but the photo is dated 31 Dec 1943 (BuNo 33346)