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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238253
Last updated: 2 September 2021
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Date:06-SEP-1943
Time:12:08 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-25-VE Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:USAAF
Registration: 42-5841
MSN: RD-I
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Magadino -   Switzerland
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Thurleigh
Destination airport:Thurleigh
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged while it was attacked by German's. The pilot managed to land the B-17 in Switzerland. It was repaired and flown back to UK on the 15th of September 1945.

Sources:

https://warbird.ch/wb-events/ueber-der-grenze-gekreist/


Revision history:

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18-Jul-2020 17:09 Alpine Flight Added

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