United States Army Air Forces B-17s at Gander en route overseas, ca. May 1943. Administration building with the airport’s first control tower in background. Photo courtesy North Atlantic Aviation Museum 

For more on the B-17 “Lakanuki” read Bob’s Gander History post at http://bobsganderhistory.com/B17.pdf 

For more on Newfoundland and Labrador’s aviation history visit:

Gander Airport Historical Society

Lisa Daly’s Plane Crash Girl

Bob Pelley’s Gander History Site

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