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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238315
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:17-AUG-1943
Time:12:48 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-85-BO Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:USAAF
Registration: 42-30080
MSN: EP-F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dübendorf -   Switzerland
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Thorpe Abbotts
Destination airport:Northern Africa
Narrative:
Shot down by German flak. The pilot managed to crash-land the aircraft in Switzerland. All crew-members survived. It was the first B-17 crash in Switzerland. The aircraft was later scrapped in Switzerland.

Sources:

https://warbird.ch/wb-events/erste-b-17-landungen-in-der-schweiz-2/


Revision history:

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19-Jul-2020 12:58 Alpine Flight Added

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