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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 241398
Last updated: 14 September 2020
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Date:30-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-40352
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bena-Bena -   Papua New Guinea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:5 Mile Drome (Wards)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed during a surveillance and bombing mission. Nine crew members died immediately, three crew members initially survived, but were killed later.

Sources:

https://pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-24/42-40352.html
http://www.harringtonmuseum.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Aircraft-lost-on-Allied-Forces-Special-Duty-Operations.pdf


Revision history:

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14-Sep-2020 10:50 gerard57 Added

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