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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51543
Last updated: 26 November 2015
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Type:Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-30192
C/n / msn: 5306
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:in North Sea, 5 NM off Dover -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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.
Of the 5 crew that bailed out, 2 KiA, 3 POW, rest rescued.

JF Baugher

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2011 09:57 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
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