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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52211
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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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
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
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.


Revision history:

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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