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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50331
Last updated: 26 January 2021
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Time:20:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H-1-DT Liberator
Owner/operator:453th BGp /732th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 41-28619
C/n / msn: E3-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Souburg, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Old-Buckenham, Norfolk, UK
Destination airport:
'Begin The Beguine' was hit by Flak and exploded in mid-air.
Six crew members died in the crash, three crew members who bailed out by parachute, were taken prisoner.
The deceased are A.W. Larson, R.W. Neily, J.T. Sill, Q. Vittori and G.S. Layman.

The Liberator was on an operation to Juvincourt airfield, France.


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
18-Mar-2017 10:12 gerard57 Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jun-2019 07:45 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2021 15:14 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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