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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149017
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:17-AUG-1943
Time:
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: 42-29839
MSN: 4953
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Schleiden, SW of Mechernich (NRW) -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Hptm Klaus Mietusch in Bf 109G-6 of JG 26/III Stab 3 on mission to Schweinfurt.
MACR 303. 1 KiA, 9 POW.

Sources:

- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2012 08:10 Uli Elch Added
09-Sep-2012 08:20 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Narrative]

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