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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50352
Last updated: 8 September 2021
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Date:21-JUN-1944
Time:09:59 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning
Owner/operator:55th FGp /338th FSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-68127
MSN: CL-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waddenzee 3 km north-northwest of Pieterburen, Groningen province -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wormingford, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed. The pilot, 1st Lt. M.G. Armstrong, survived and was taken prisoner of war.

The aircraft was flying fighter escort for the 8th AF USAAF operation against Germany.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3824&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/9063
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Jun-2019 12:20 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 09:52 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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