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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122719
Last updated: 23 October 2019
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Date:18-NOV-1943
Time:13:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24H-1-FO Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-7502
C/n / msn: Fo 526/2880
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Gustavsvik airfield, Örebro -   Sweden
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Gustavsvik, Örebro
Narrative:
Lost orientation after bombing mission (Kjeller airport outside Oslo) in Norway, low on fuel. Marked "Flying Fire Bell".
Aircraft ferried to Västeras December 1943 after ground had frozen. Scrapped in Sweden after May 1945.

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.gustavsviksflygfalt.se/bild/nerikes_allehanda/1930--45/43-11-19_NA_Liberator_s3s5_w2200.jpg]
JF Baugher


Images:


Gustavsvik by unknown photographer, see: http://www.gustavsviksflygplats.se/text/svensson_arne/arnes_bilder.htm

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2011 05:08 Masen63 Added
25-May-2011 02:55 Masen63 Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Narrative]
21-Jun-2011 03:28 Rolf Broberg Updated [Source]
07-Sep-2011 14:07 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
05-Jan-2012 06:34 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]

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