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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 245517
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Date:06-SEP-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-30203
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Voves, 16 km southeast of Chartres -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Knettishall, Suffolk, UK
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down while on a return flight from a bombing mission to Stuttgart, Germany. Four crew members died in the crash, six survived.

Sources:

http://francecrashes39-45.net/page_fiche_av.php?id=2629
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=3297
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/4176


Revision history:

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