Accident Boeing B-17G-55-BO Fortress 42-102565,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49614
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Date:Sunday 26 November 1944
Time:13:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-17G-55-BO Fortress
Owner/operator:398th BGp /601th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-102565
MSN: 8067
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Unknown, poss IJsselmeer? -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire
Destination airport:
On return, 'The Ugly Duckling' was damaged by Flak and crashed.

The Fortress with call sign '3 O' was on an operation to the Deurag oil refinery at Misburg (Hannover, Germany).

Pilot 1/Lt. B.G. Rolfe O-768682 USAAF / buried USA
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. P.E. Doyle O-775831 USAAF / buried USA
Navigator 2/Lt. V.D. Anderson O-926286 USAAF / Margraten cemetery; grave 3B-3-65
Bombardier S/Sgt. R.W. Rimmer 36769929 USAAF / buried USA
Engineer T/Sgt. J.M. Price Jr. 34037612 USAAF / buried USA
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. J.B. Coulson 37484766 USAAF / buried Ardennes American Cemetery in Belgium; grave B-17-1
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. A.P. Schmidt 37683661 USAAF / Margraten cemetery; grave H-16-5
Tail Gunner S/Sgt. T.S. Pozder 39619814 USAAF / Margraten cemetery; grave 3A-11-256
Radar Operator S/Sgt. F. Iaconis 32987202 USAAF / Margraten WOM

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THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2011 04:56 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Narrative]
21-Oct-2019 18:08 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2020 16:04 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Mar-2021 14:52 Anon. Updated [Location]
15-Jun-2022 19:13 Ron Averes Updated [Location]
24-Jun-2022 08:01 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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