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Orbit missions were continuing around the clock at Flight "D". These orbit missions cover any incidents arising.

Incidents this date were a B-26 running low on fuel with a possible ditching in the offing. This aircraft landed safely, however, the next incident involved a B-26 reported to have ditched at (36 30' N 126 00' E).

Another C-54 shot up on return from Korea, was escorted one hundred seventy-five (175) miles to Fukuoka safely.

The last incident had two (2) B-26s overdue. Last known position was at (37 10' N 126 30' E), on a heading of 290 and disappeared in the weather. Total SB-17 time for this date was twenty-three hours and fifteen minutes (23:15).