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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215293
Last updated: 2 April 2020
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Date:24-MAY-1944
Time:10:16
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:775th BSqn /463th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-31841
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Šoštanj -   Slovenia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Celone/San Nicola d'Arpi airfield, province of Foggia
Destination airport:
Narrative:
American Aircraft B-17G Flying Fortress 42-31841, 775 BS, 463 BG, 5 BW 15th Air Force crashed, during a bombing mission to Atzgersdorf in Austria. Aircraft crashed at 10:16 am near Šoštanj X=137.830 Y 504.470

Sources:

http://www.sierra5.net/novice-novo/novice/item/2938-v-sostanju-odkrili-obelezje-v-spomin-padlima-posadkama-ameriskega-in-angleskega-bombnika
https://sostanj.si/objava/139752
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/5979


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Sep-2018 07:55 Anon. Added
22-May-2019 19:30 TigerTimon Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Source]
22-May-2019 19:31 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
02-Apr-2020 15:43 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]

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