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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89769
Last updated: 13 October 2020
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Date:12-JUL-1944
Time:11:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:385th BGp /551th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-31917
C/n / msn: 7031
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Perlé -   Luxembourg
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Great Ashfield (UK)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Call code: S - Call sign: Offspring
Mission: to bomb the city of Munich in Germany
Caught in the prop wash of proceeding aircraft, nosed up and hit 42-102606 (1/Lt. McDonald)
Crew: Capt. White, pilot - killed; Sgt. Larry Atiyeh - POW

Sources:

https://385bg.com/index.html
- MACR 7507


Images:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Feb-2011 14:17 ThW Added
01-Feb-2011 14:46 Anon. Updated
23-Jan-2012 04:00 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 04:59 Nepa Updated [Operator]
08-Oct-2012 02:58 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]
05-Apr-2013 11:15 Anon. Updated [Operator]
05-Apr-2013 16:15 Nepa Updated [Operator]
31-Mar-2020 09:59 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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