Unfortunately, both gliders were forced to crash-land far from their objective and one tug crashed into mountains.
All eight aircraft were forced to crash-land on Greenland on 15 July 1942.
All but seven of the 80 crew members survived, even though most had to bail out or crash-land because their aircraft ran out of fuel before reaching landing sites in China.
At dusk, and with the plane hopelessly off course, a decision had to be made whether to abandon the aircraft or crash-land .
The man, travelling alone in a single-engine Tobego T10 plane, crash-landed into a field next to the runway after getting into difficulties shortly after take-off.
The narrator of the story is a pilot who has crash-landed in the desert.
The pilot was not able to sustain height and the glider crash-landed on top of a wall several miles from its target, killing or injuring several of the men.
In 1942, an American fighter pilot crash-landed in southern Morrocco and stumbled upon a burrow of the rabbits.
They say there were 110 people on board when the plane crash-landed at an airport in the southern city Port Harcourt.
An attempt to restart the right engine was too late and the plane crash-landed half a mile from the runway.