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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 209010
Last updated: 30 January 2021
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Date:25-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Owner/operator:389th BGp /565th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-50612
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lafosse -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Hethel/AAF Sta.114 Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down during the Battle of the Bulge. Seven crew members died in the crash, two survived.

Sources:

http://citizensvoice.com/news/area-family-searches-father-s-world-war-ii-crash-site-1.2323586
http://www.grandmenil.com/king-size-ghost-plane-lafosse-discovered/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Apr-2018 08:33 gerard57 Added
20-Dec-2019 16:21 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
30-Jan-2021 21:43 Investig Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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