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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98303
Last updated: 5 April 2020
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Date:05-MAY-1945
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:326th BSqn /92nd BGp USAAF
Registration: 44-8436
C/n / msn: JW-H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Siddown Hill, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Podington/AAF Sta.109, Bedfordshire
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed after striking trees.
Pilot: 1st Lt RL Hammond.
Not an operational flight. The 92nd Bombardment Group had flown its last bombing mission of the war on the 23rd of April.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
http://92ndma.org/92nd/92ndB-17AircraftRoster.pdf
https://www.ladycarnarvon.com/high-above-highclere-january-1st/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
09-Feb-2013 01:36 Anon. Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport]
03-Feb-2018 07:29 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Feb-2018 19:48 angels one five Updated [Cn, Location, Source]
08-Feb-2018 20:45 angels one five Updated [Location]
21-Feb-2019 16:48 stehlík49 Updated [Operator, Nature]
21-Dec-2019 08:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
05-Apr-2020 19:23 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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