Shady Lady

2012
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Release Date: November 2, 2012
Summary: This film is the story of the USAAF 5th Air Force, B-24 Liberator aircraft called 'Shady Lady' that set off from Darwin on Friday, 13 August 1943 on what was at that time the world's longest ever aeroplane bombing mission in aviation history to the oil refineries at Balikpapan, Borneo. Shortly before running out of fuel, on the returnThis film is the story of the USAAF 5th Air Force, B-24 Liberator aircraft called 'Shady Lady' that set off from Darwin on Friday, 13 August 1943 on what was at that time the world's longest ever aeroplane bombing mission in aviation history to the oil refineries at Balikpapan, Borneo. Shortly before running out of fuel, on the return journey 'Shady Lady' was crash landed on a remote salt pan in Northern Western Australia after flying for 16 hours and 35 minutes. With help from the Aboriginal Community, 'Shady Lady'amazingly flew again. Expand
Director: Tristan Loraine
Genre(s): Drama, History, War, Documentary
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