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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 214315
Last updated: 6 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-85-BO Fortress
Owner/operator:418th BSqn /100th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-30063
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Schmalgraf, Kelmis, LiŤge -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Thorpe Abbotts
Destination airport:
'Picklepuss' was shot out of formation by Unteroffizier GŁnther Steinberg of the 9./JG 26, flying a Bf 109G from Schiphol airfield, the Netherlands.
Later attacked by Hauptmann von Bonin, Oberleutnant Barte and Leutnant Witzke of the II./NJG 1, flying Bf 110 G-4's from St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield.
Finished off by Oberleutnant Barte with a frontal attack.



Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part two

Revision history:

10-Aug-2018 11:45 TigerTimon Added
10-Aug-2018 11:47 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
19-Dec-2019 21:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
24-Feb-2020 16:30 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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