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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51490
Last updated: 23 September 2021
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Date:12-AUG-1943
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-20-VE Fortress
Owner/operator:92th BGp /327th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-5801
MSN: 6097
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km north of Philippine, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Alconbury, Cambridgeshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by Lt Helmut Hoppe of the 4./JG 26, flying an Fw 190 A-6 from Volkel airfield. Crash landing.
2 KiA, 8 POW.

Call Sign: UX-J
Crew:
Pilot 1st Lt. P.S. Casey O-792108 USAAF Survived POW
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. G.T. Kearin O-797551 USAAF Survived POW
Navigator 2nd Lt. L.H. Baker O-795173 USAAF Survived POW
Bombardier S/Sgt. C.A. Mayo 39530830 USAAF USA
Engineer T/Sgt. J.A. Edwards 16046006 USAAF USA
Radio Operator Sgt. D.B. Penley 14036203 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner Sgt. J. Soper 33014302 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner S/Sgt. A.L. Berry 13033792 USAAF Survived POW
BT Gunner S/Sgt. T.R. Perkins 35487256 USAAF Survived POW
T Gunner Sgt. E.M. Ripley 32307871 USAAF Survived POW

Sources:

https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2788&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=

JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
02-Sep-2011 12:27 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2018 20:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
07-Aug-2018 20:16 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
19-Dec-2019 21:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
31-Mar-2020 20:40 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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