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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48943
Last updated: 5 April 2020
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Date:30-MAR-1945
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G-65-VE Fortress
Owner/operator:303th BGp /358th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 44-8484
C/n / msn: 7884
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:along the southern side of the Boomsdijk road at Zelhem, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Molesworth/AAF Sta.107, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by Flak over the target (Bremen in Germany) and crash-landed. All ten were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5460&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/17342


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
01-Sep-2011 04:06 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 10:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 10:45 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
05-Apr-2020 19:17 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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