ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51543
Last updated: 26 March 2017
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Narrative:Hit by AAA over Netherlands, bailout order was given and 5 crew bailed out. Pilot realized that aircraft was controllable and ditched into English Channel 6 mi off Dover, UK.
|Type:||Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress|
|Owner/operator:||United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)|
|C/n / msn:|| 5306|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||in North Sea, 5 NM off Dover -
Of the 5 crew that bailed out, 2 KiA, 3 POW, rest rescued.
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