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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48886
Last updated: 2 May 2020
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Time:13:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G-80-BO Fortress
Owner/operator:490th BGp /848th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 43-38103
C/n / msn: 9081
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:along De Kilhaven at Ouddorp, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Eye/AAF Sta.134, Suffolk
Destination airport:
The aircraft was hit by Marine Flak while engaged in an operation to Nürnberg in Germany.

Pilot 1/Lt. C.W. Bates O-777555 USAAF / prisoner of war
Co-Pilot 2/Lt. E.E. Smith Jr. O-781690 USAAF / prisoner of war
Navigator 2/Lt. J.L. Ewald O2068981 USAAF / prisoner of war
Special Operator Sgt. J.E. Till 34708239 USAAF / buried USA
Togglier S/Sgt. A.J. Aulicino 42066061 USAAF / buried Long Island National Cemetery USA
Engineer Sgt. J.K. Hamilton 36687849 USAAF / buried USA
Radio Operator S/Sgt. R.S. Conroy 31386449 USAAF / buried USA
Ball Turret Gunner Sgt. C.A. Anderson 37541579 USAAF / buried USA
Waist Gunner S/Sgt. C.M. Plotner 16122513 USAAF / buried USA

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2011 03:55 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
01-May-2017 14:20 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
30-Mar-2020 19:01 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2020 19:33 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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