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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52210
Last updated: 27 October 2019
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Date:27-JAN-1943
Time:12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D Liberator
Owner/operator:44BGp/68BSqn USAAF
Registration: 41-23776
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:the southwest part of Terschelling -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Shipdham, Norfolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
'Spirit of 76' was attacked by three Fw 190 A-4s and exploded in midair.

Target: Vegesack
Call Sign: WQ-
Crew:
Pilot 1st Lt. M.W. Sullivan 0-024058 USAAF Margraten P-22-9 Initially buried at Terschelling
Co-Pilot 2nd Lt. D.E. Nelsin O-728017 USAAF Margraten F-16-26
Navigator 1st Lt. R.C. Lunenfeld O-789480 USAAF USA Farmingdale, Long Island Cemetery
Bombardier 2nd Lt. A.W. Glass O-727333 USAAF Survived pow
Engineer S/Sgt. F.W. Clark 11033143 USAAF Margraten B-1-8
Radio Operator M/Sgt. B.F. Duke 06376260 USAAF USA Fort Myer, Arlington Cemetery
Air gunner S/Sgt. H.L. Ottman 36236878 USAAF USA
Air gunner Sgt. T.W. Crook jr. 13040353 USAAF Margraten Walls of the Missing
Air gunner S/Sgt. G.C. Pierson 39175146 USAAF USA
T Gunner S/Sgt. P.J. Bloomfield 12067159 USAAF Margraten A-3-26

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2011&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.8thairforce.com/44thbg/lundyroh.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jul-2015 10:31 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2018 10:16 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Dec-2018 19:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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