ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141672
Last updated: 23 October 2014
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Date:07-DEC-1941
Time:
Type:Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 40-2074
C/n / msn: 2075
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wheeler Field, HI (Pearl Harbour raid) -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Wheeler Field, HI
Narrative:
Destroyed in Japanese air raid.
Hit by Japanese gunfire while attempting to land at Wheeler Field, setting its
magnesium flare box on fire. Fuselage buckled on landing, splitting the
plane in two.

Sources:
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2012 12:58 Uli Elch Added
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