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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52211
Last updated: 5 September 2015
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Date:27-JAN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 41-23690
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Harlingen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The primary target as briefed was Wilhelmshaven, Germany, but due to severe weather and poor
navigation, it was decided to hit a “target of opportunity” at Lemmer, the Netherlands.
The plane was shot down by German Luftwaffe. The entire crew perished in the crash.

Sources:
http://www.nimh.nl/nl/images/1943%20sec_tcm5-7284.pdf
http://www.8thairforce.com/44thbg/lundyroh.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2015 10:31 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
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