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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 122720
Last updated: 28 March 2019
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Date:18-NOV-1943
Time:13:23
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated B-24D-30-CO Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-40128
C/n / msn: 1205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Gustavsvik airfield, Örebro -   Sweden
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Guatavsvik, Örebro
Narrative:
Lost orientation, low on fuel after bombing mission over Norway. Lieutenant Frank Kilckeski tried to put the plane on fire but was convinced not to do so by police. Then first lieutenant Robert Atwell Hill pointed at the aircraft with a flare gun but was stopped by police.
Aircraft ferried to Västeras December 1943 after ground had frozen. Scrapped in Sweden after May 1945.

Sources:

1. http://www.gustavsviksflygplats.se/bild/nerikes_allehanda/1930--45/43-11-23_NA_Liberator_enl_polisen_s5_w950.jpg
JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2011 05:21 Masen63 Added
26-Jun-2011 08:18 Masen63 Updated [Aircraft type]
07-Sep-2011 14:01 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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