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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 220990
Last updated: 10 February 2021
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Date:20-JUN-1944
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H-25-FO Liberator
Owner/operator:445th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-95098
C/n / msn: 1863
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ventes-Saint- Remy, -   France
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tibenham, England (Station 124)
Destination airport:Tibenham, England (Station 124)
Narrative:
The aircraft was on a mission to bomb a V-1 launch site at St. Martins, France. It was hit by flak, caught fire, & exploded in midair, crashing at Ventes-Saint-Remy, 8 miles SE of Neuchatel-en-Bray, France. 4 crewmen were KIA, 2 became POWs, & 4 evaded. 701st Bomb Sqn, 445th Bomb Grp, 8th AF. MACR 5928

Sources:

Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces, Stan D. Bishop & John A. Hey, Vol 3
MACR 5928 via Fold3
445th Bomb Group website


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Jan-2019 19:58 UALDC8 Added
22-Jan-2019 20:56 UALDC8 Updated [Narrative]
24-Jan-2019 05:37 UALDC8 Updated [Operator]
12-Feb-2020 12:22 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Operator]

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