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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199699
Last updated: 1 April 2021
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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: 42-72999
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tarawa lagoon -   Kiribati
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Tarawa airfield, Tarawa
Destination airport:
The B-24 bomber crashed shortly after takeoff into the Tarawa lagoon. All ten crew members died in the crash of the plane.


Revision history:

15-Sep-2017 13:37 gerard57 Added

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