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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122728
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Date:20-JUN-1944
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
Owner/operator:93 (B) Gp USAAF
Registration: 42-95030
C/n / msn: 1795
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Malmö-Bulltofta Airport -   Sweden
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
"Take it Easy ". Bombing mission over Poland. Only two engines on left wing running, escorted by swedish fighters to Bulltofta airport. Could not keep altitude, struck terrain close to airport and caught fire. Three died in the crash, two died later of their injuries.
That day, 17 USAAF B-24 Bombers arrived at Bulltofta within 65 minutes. This was the 13:th forced landing by allied aircraft that day at Bulltofta and the only one that ended in crash with explosive fire.


Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.f10kamratforening.se/Kamrat/Word/?page_id=292]
JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2011 13:32 Masen63 Added
07-Sep-2011 14:56 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
16-Feb-2012 04:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]

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