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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52714
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1942
Time:08:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic A20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DB-7B Boston Mk III
Owner/operator:15th BSqn / 27th BGp USAAF (machine from 226 Sqn RAF)
Registration: AL741
C/n / msn: MQ-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:De Voert, Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swanton Morley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 07:14 hrs for an operation to Bergen airfield.
The aircraft was hit by Flak and crashed. There were no survivors:

Pilot 2/Lt. W.G. Lynn O-432081 USAAF / Margraten cemetery; grave B-5-10 / belonged to 15BS/27BG
Observer 2/Lt. B.S. Grant O-724265 USAAF / belonged to 15BS/27BG / buried LA USA
Wireless Operator/Air Gunner Cpl. C. Kramarewicz 11019157 USAAF / Margraten cemetery; grave I-14-18 / belonged to 15BS/27BG
Air Gunner S/Sgt. W.E. Murphy 06913804 USAAF / belonged to 15BS/27BG / buried MD USA

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1680&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Jul-2017 19:21 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2019 19:30 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
21-Dec-2019 17:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-May-2020 19:06 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]

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