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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 148940
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 41-24524
MSN: 3209
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gelnhausen (Hessen) -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Shot down during raid on Schweinfurt by Uffz Kurt Leibing in Bf 109G of JG 3/1 at Gelnhausen. MACR 279. 3 KIA, 5 POW, 2 evaded.


- JF Baugher

Revision history:

08-Sep-2012 14:12 Uli Elch Added
08-Sep-2012 14:41 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Narrative]

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