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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50391
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:14-JUN-1944
Time:08:30 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:20th FGp /77th FSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-68066
MSN: LC-K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:south of Zwolle, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Kings Cliffe, Northamptonshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
'Kate's Crate / The Better Half' was hit by Flak while strafing trains and crashed.
The pilot, Captain T.M. Williams, was taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3787&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/9036
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
12-Jun-2019 07:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 09:47 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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