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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174148
Last updated: 28 January 2020
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Date:20-MAR-1945
Time:01:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B26 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas A-26
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schwege -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Harrington, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane crashed in adverse weather condition on a secret mission.
It was ordered to drop a German spy near Essen, Germany.
The four American crew members and the German national died in the crash of the plane.

Sources:

https://www.noz.de/lokales/bohmte/artikel/546435/himmelfahrtskommando-in-schwege


Revision history:

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27-Feb-2015 09:14 gerard57 Added

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