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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51132
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Time:14:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-110-BO Fortress
Owner/operator:96th BGp /338th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-30602
MSN: 5716
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Molenrij, province of Groningen -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:RAF Snetterton Heath /AAF Sta.138
Destination airport:
'Dry Run IV' was hit by Flak from the Frisians, and hit by two Ju 88 C-6 night fighters:
by D5+FX, flown by Leutnant Hermann Stock of the 12./NJG 3 and
by D5+EV, flown by Leutnant Walter Briegleb of the 10./NJG 3, respectively.
The victory was credited to Lt. Stock.

Target: Kiel, Germany
Call Sign: BX-X
Crew; 10 POW:
Pilot 2nd Lt. E.R. Chesmore O-740745 USAAF Survived POW
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. J.J. Chesnut jr. O-745622 USAAF Survived POW
Navigator 2nd Lt. A.J. Leedy O-803146 USAAF Survived POW
Bombardier 2nd Lt. J.V. Matthews jr. O-676232 USAAF Survived POW
Engineer T/Sgt. V. Vicalvi 31080536 USAAF Survived POW
Radio Operator S/Sgt. G.L. Frosdick 11091537 USAAF Survived POW
LW Gunner Sgt. J.E.F. Collins 34447999 USAAF Survived POW
RW Gunner S/Sgt. C. Lett 15117280 USAAF Survived POW
BT Gunner S/Sgt. J.F. Simpson 31161290 USAAF Survived POW
T Gunner S/Sgt. E.C. Fahl 11085418 USAAF Survived POW

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part three

JF Baugher

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2011 10:51 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
11-Dec-2018 09:43 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Dec-2018 09:45 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
01-Apr-2020 19:11 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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