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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50494
Last updated: 3 September 2021
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Date:21-MAY-1944
Time:14:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic P38 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-38J-15-LO Lightning
Owner/operator:55th FGp /343th FSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-104250
MSN: CY-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:a military training range at Oldebroek, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Wormingford, Essex
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was shot down by Flak of Schwere SS-Panzer-Abteilung 103. The pilot, 1st Lt. H.K. Warwick, did not survive and was buried at Doornspijk. He now rests at the Ardennes War Cemetery in Belgium.

The Lightning was on a strafing operation to Germany.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3681&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/2137
https://www.americanairmuseum.com/mission/1186
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-May-2019 14:49 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 09:33 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]

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