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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 97350
Last updated: 13 January 2020
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Date:11-AUG-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17E Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 41-9098
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Craig Berwyn, Cadair, Berwyn, Wales -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Polebrook
Destination airport:Burtonwood
Narrative:
The aircraft opertaed by 97th Bomb Group crashed into eastern side of the Berwyn ridge on Craig Berwyn just 15 miles from Oswestry. All 11 passengers and crew were killed.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.peakdistrictaircrashes.co.uk/crash_sites/wales/boeing-b-17e-41-9098-cadair-berwyn/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Dec-2012 04:27 ryan Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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