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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138431
Last updated: 24 September 2020
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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-24J Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 44-40112
C/n / msn: 4048
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Trelleborg (Skane), ca. 15 km E -   Sweden
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:..., UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Named "Flak Happy". Crashed in Sweden after raid on Pölitz oil industry:
Hit by Flak over Pölitz during raid oil industry. The whole crew bailed out except for the pilot who reached Sweden and bailed out. The plane crashed into a mountain. Pilot interned in Sweden Jun 20, 1944. 8 KiA, 2 POW, 1 interned.


Sources:

JF Baugher


Revision history:

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08-Sep-2011 09:31 Uli Elch Added

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