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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 97539
Last updated: 7 July 2015
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Date:02-SEP-1943
Time:00:10 a.m.
Type:Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-5128
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:6 Mi E Fort Benton, MT -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Great Falls Air Base
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed, the plane exploded mid-air for unknown reasons. All ten occupants, on a training, bombing flight, died in the crash.

Sources:
http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/local/2015/05/24/death-bomber-crew-fort-benton-remembers-crash/27897857/


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25-May-2015 09:53 gerard57 Updated [Date, Time, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
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