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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138426
Last updated: 27 February 2021
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Date:20-JUN-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H-15-DT Liberator
Owner/operator:564th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 41-28787
C/n / msn: 379
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Malmö-Bulltofta Airport -   Sweden
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hethel /AAF Sta.114, UK
Destination airport:MMA
Narrative:
Landed in Sweden after raid on German oil industry. Repaired.
That day, 17 USAAF Bombers arrived at Bulltofta within 65 minutes.
The aircraft was damaged by flak after bombing an oil refinery at Politz, Germany. The pilot diverted to Malmo & landed with 1 engine out, 1 damaged, & a fuel leak. The crew was interned till Nov 1944, the aircraft was returned to England on 6/25/45 after use by the Swedish Air Force.

Sources:

Svensk Flyghistorisk Förening: Flyget pa Bulltofta (2004)
JF Baugher

Making For Sweden, Widfeldt & Wegmann (1998)
Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, Stan D. Bishop & John A. Hey, Vol 3


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Sep-2011 09:07 Uli Elch Added
21-Jan-2019 19:43 UALDC8 Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
07-Feb-2019 09:43 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
21-Dec-2019 09:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
27-Feb-2021 15:49 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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