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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48881
Last updated: 5 April 2020
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Date:05-APR-1945
Time:14:08 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G-55-DL Fortress
Owner/operator:94th BGp /332th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 44-6617
C/n / msn: 22840
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ouddorp beach, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Bury St.Edmunds/AAF Sta.468, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
'Southern Comfort' crashed on the beach. All crew members survived the crash. No one was seriously injured. All crew members became POW.

Target - Nürnberg, Germany
Call Sign - XM-S


Sources:

http://www.626-squadron.co.uk/willem15.htm
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5507A&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2011 15:52 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
26-Aug-2011 16:00 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
03-Sep-2011 05:29 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
10-Sep-2018 12:30 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2020 18:21 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2020 19:31 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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