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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101157
Last updated: 7 June 2020
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Date:19-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24J Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-50721
C/n / msn: 2606
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ballyshannon -   Ireland
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Goose Bay in Newfoundland
Destination airport:Nutts Corner airfield outside Belfast in Northern Ireland
Narrative:
Forced landing due to fuel exhaustion. The plane hit a stone wall upon landing.
Two crew members died, eight were injured.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.ww2irishaviation.com/42-50721.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2012 05:31 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
21-Oct-2014 07:26 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Jan-2019 07:26 dp_burke Updated [Source]

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