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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 211645
Last updated: 29 March 2019
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Date:04-MAY-1944
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: 42-73496
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:over Ponape -   Micronesia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eniwetok Airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft fire over Ponape. All 11 crew members are MIA.

Sources:

https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-73496.html
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/ww2-letter-heroism-pilot-1st-lt-24-1798438274


Revision history:

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30-May-2018 11:14 gerard57 Added

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