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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 215780
Last updated: 11 February 2019
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Date:13-JUL-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24 Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 44-40609
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sorol Island -   Micronesia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after being hit by enemy fire on a bombing mission to Yap Island. Six crew members died in the crash, four survived.

Sources:

Douglas E. Campbell, Save Our Souls: Rescues Made By U.S. Submarines During WWII, p.


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Sep-2018 15:51 gerard57 Added
28-Sep-2018 15:52 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
28-Sep-2018 15:54 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]

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