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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98299
Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:23-APR-1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:534th BSqn /381st BGp USAAF
Registration: 43-38856
C/n / msn: 9834
Fatalities:Fatalities: 31 / Occupants: 31
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 miles south of Ramsey, Isle of Man -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:RAF Ridgewell /AAF Sta.167
Destination airport:Nutts Corner
Narrative:
Crashed just below the peak of a 2,000 ft hill on the Isle of Man while carrying members of the 381st Bombardment Group (Heavy) to a 3-day leave break in Ireland.
Capt. Charles E. Ackerman Jnr USAAF, and his 3 man crew and 27 passengers, R.I.P.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://www.381st.org/History/WarDiaries/381stBG/381stBGApril1945.aspx
https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-man-news/anniversary-of-islands-worst-air-crash/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Apr-2011 05:31 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
12-Apr-2011 18:00 angels one five Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
01-Sep-2011 03:48 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
02-Nov-2011 01:19 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
22-Feb-2012 01:16 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source]
02-May-2013 23:00 angels one five Updated [Location, Narrative]
12-Aug-2013 15:44 JINX Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Dec-2013 00:17 angels one five Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
20-Feb-2019 16:38 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]
23-Apr-2019 11:00 gerard57 Updated [Source, Narrative]
23-Apr-2019 11:01 gerard57 Updated [Source]
21-Dec-2019 08:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
31-Mar-2020 09:34 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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