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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89841
Last updated: 14 March 2021
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Date:25-DEC-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H Liberator
Owner/operator:389th BGp /565th BSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-95028
C/n / msn: 1793
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 9
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bovigny, 16 km WSW of St Vith -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
« Daddy Rabbit »attacked by BF 109 & FW190, 8 km from Ouren (B); in fire, crashed at Bovigny, Lieu-dit "Bois de ronce";
Crew: Pilote 2Lt Marion A.HUTCHENS - KIA; Co-pilote 2Lt Arthur M. JANIS - KIA; Bombardier 2Lt Herman GREENSPAN - KIA; Mécanicien S/Sgt Gordon W. ICE, POW; Radio S/Sgt Arthur J. RICCI - KIA; itrailleur avant Sgt Howard J. WALDROP KIA; Mitrailleur latéral Sgt Elmer E. KAY, POW; Mitrailleur latéral
Sgt James PURDIE Jr, POW Mitrailleur arrière Sgt Peter P. Miller, POW

Sources:

http://ardennesavions45.blogspot.com/2011/01/crash-dun-b24-bovigny_24.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Feb-2011 12:28 ThW Added
25-Aug-2011 14:26 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Phase, Narrative]
05-Jan-2012 08:19 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Narrative]
08-Feb-2012 03:06 Nepa Updated [Operator]
27-Jan-2021 11:48 Anon. Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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