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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52715
Last updated: 5 May 2020
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Date:04-JUL-1942
Time:08:02
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: AL677
C/n / msn: MQ-P
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Balgzand, Breezand, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Swanton Morley
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Target - De Kooy airfield
Hit by Flak from 4./845. The aircraft on fire crashed in the target area.

Crew:
Pilot 2nd Lt. F.A. Loehrl O-432079 USAAF - Margraten Walls of the Missing
Navigator Lt. M.D. Draper USAAF Survived 1st POW of the 8th AF in ETO
Wireless op Sgt. R.L. Whitham 065639963 USAAF Belgium I-2-43 - initially buried Harlingen, reburied Ardennes American Cem
Air gunner Corp. J.W. Wright 19000376 USAAF Belgium C-36-7 - initially buried at Huisduinen, reburied Ardennes American Cem

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1679&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
03-Jul-2017 19:17 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
17-Mar-2019 19:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Operator]
08-Jul-2019 19:59 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Narrative]
21-Dec-2019 17:55 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-May-2020 19:12 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]

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