ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48944
Last updated: 25 April 2014
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Date:30-MAR-1945
Time:
Type:Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 43-37900
C/n / msn: 8878
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Helmond AB (B-86), Eindhoven -   Netherlands
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Polebrook UK
Destination airport:Polebrook UK
Narrative:
Emergency landing 30 March 1945 with flakdamage/2 engines out from Bremen mission. Struck by lightning while 33 Mobile Repair & Replace Sqn repairing. Scrapped 20 May 1945.

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1945%20sec_tcm5-7286.pdf
Book: Oorlogsvliegvelden van Gemert Bakel Helmond ISBN 978-90-73621-00-8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2011 04:04 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location]
06-Mar-2012 01:01 HFG Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
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