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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50752
Last updated: 17 June 2020
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Date:17-SEP-1944
Time:day
Type:Lockheed P-38J-10-LO Lightning
Owner/operator:474th FGp /430th FSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-67672
C/n / msn: K6-S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Born, Limburg (along the current motorway) -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:A.72 Péronne (F)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by Flak and exploded. The pilot, 2/Lt. M.L. Hanna, survived and returned to service.

The Lightning was on a dive bombing operation to Aachen (Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany).

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4079&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/8916


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
05-Sep-2019 14:56 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 18:12 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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