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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171842
Last updated: 5 February 2021
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Date:17-JAN-1945
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 Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-73134
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cox Peninsula, west of Darwin in the Northern Territory -   Australia
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAAF Darwin
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after takeoff. The crew of six men did not survive the crash.
The plane was called 'Milady'.
2nd Lt. Bobby T. Neal (O823712)
2nd Lt. Walter E. Scanlon, Jr. (O711027)
2nd Lt. William G. Ward, Jr. (O2064690)
2nd Lt. Richard W. Walsh (O777385)
Sgt. Francisco Caballero (38553915)
Sgt Gerald D. Sacre (17122357)
R.I.P.

Sources:

https://www.ozatwar.com//ozcrashes/nt101.htm


Revision history:

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