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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101345
Last updated: 4 January 2021
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Date:02-JAN-1945
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: 42-100322
C/n / msn: 3471
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Burn Fell, near Alaidburn, in Forest of Bowland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Struck high ground at Burn Fell near Alaidburn in Forest of Bowland, UK while descending through cloud.
Four killed, 15 survived (aircraft was carrying a spare crew and some "hitchhikers").

* LOCATION: Other source has "Clitherve", which is unknown.


Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2013 15:41 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
21-Apr-2013 16:12 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]

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