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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 101440
Last updated: 22 December 2020
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Date:14-APR-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: 42-100425
C/n / msn: 3574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Spixworth, 2 km ENE Horsham St Faith -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Horsham St Faith
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed on takeoff from Horsham St Faith on mission to Point de Grave, France.
Hit a tree and a telegraph pole on farmland in Spixworth after failing to gain altitude.
6 killed, 1 survived.

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2013 14:03 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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