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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 149024
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:17-AUG-1943
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-90-BO Fortress
Owner/operator:532th BSqn /381th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-30140
MSN: 5254
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Esch, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Ridgewell /AAF Sta.167
Destination airport:
Narrative:
'King Malfunction II' was damaged by Flak. Shot down by Oberleutnant Heribert Kleinschmidt of the 6./NJG 1, flying a Bf 110 G-4 from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield, Belgium.

Call Sign: VE-V
Crew: https://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/4107

Sources:

- JF Baugher

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/4107


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Sep-2012 08:10 Uli Elch Added
09-Sep-2012 08:44 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Narrative]
10-Aug-2018 11:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Aug-2018 11:57 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
19-Dec-2019 21:07 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
31-Mar-2020 20:34 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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