ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141672
Last updated: 24 April 2017
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Narrative:Destroyed in Japanese air raid.
|Type:||Boeing B-17C Flying Fortress|
|Owner/operator:||United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)|
|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
|Destination airport:||Wheeler Field, HI|
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.
- JF Baugher