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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49236
Last updated: 28 December 2020
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Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24J-1-NT Liberator
Owner/operator:93th BGp /328th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-78486
C/n / msn: GO-G
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Steursweg road, Burgh-Haamstede, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Hardwick, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Homeward-bound, the aircraft was hit by Flak and was abandoned over Schouwen-Duiveland island in Zeeland. All were taken prisoner of war.

Operation - Dortmund, Germany.
225 B-24s are sent to hit oil targets at Kaiserstuhl (115) and Gneisenau (58); targets of opportunity are Lippstadt (9), Neheim (5) and other (11); bombing is by Gee-H; 7 B-24s are lost, 2 damaged beyond repair and 97 damaged; 2 airmen are KIA, 7 WIA and 71 MIA. Escorting are 68 of 77 P-51s.

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THE ARMY AIR FORCES IN WORLD WAR II: COMBAT CHRONOLOGY, 1941-1945 by Carter / Mueller, the Office of Air Force History


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2011 15:36 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Phase]
26-Aug-2011 16:07 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
25-Jan-2020 20:31 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Jan-2020 20:34 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
20-Apr-2020 19:43 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]

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