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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51492
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F-30-DL Fortress
Owner/operator:91th BGp /324th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-3162
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 14 km southwest of Hoek van Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:RAF Bassingbourn /AAF Sta.121
Destination airport:
'Buccaneer' collided with a B-17F-60-BO Fortress, serial number 42-29587, nicknamed 'Jolly Roger'. Tail damage, aircraft ditched in the North Sea, crew picked up by German boat.

Pilot 1st Lt. T.G. Wilson O-728793 USAAF Survived POW
Co-Pilot 1st Lt. P. Berkey III O-665969 USAAF Survived POW
Navigator 2nd Lt. G.H. Carlson O-795199 USAAF Survived POW
Bombardier 2nd Lt. W.L. Boyle O-734416 USAAF Survived POW
Engineer T/Sgt. F.C. King 39379415 USAAF Survived POW
Radio Operator T/Sgt. C.E. Alston 38125355 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner S/Sgt. L. Gramesty 11066264 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner S/Sgt. C.G. Pratt 31074332 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner S/Sgt. R.J. Sams 35104702 USAAF Survived POW
Air gunner S/Sgt. J. Marko 1109. USAAF Survived POW


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Sep-2011 02:00 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Location]
07-Aug-2018 19:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Dec-2019 21:02 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
19-Dec-2019 21:04 Nepa Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
31-Mar-2020 20:38 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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