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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 206677
Last updated: 7 September 2021
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Date:22-FEB-1944
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:364th BSqn /305th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-31322
MSN: WF-V
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Endcliffe Park, Sheffield -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USAAF Stn B-6 Chelveston
Destination airport:USAAF Stn B-6 Chelveston
Narrative:
After returning from a bombing mission to Aalborg, Denmark, the heavily damaged airplane, nickname 'Mi Amigo', crashed in a park. All ten occupants died in the crash.
Lt John Kriegshauser USAAF and crew R.I.P.

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Endcliffe_Park
https://www.thestar.co.uk/news/service-and-wreath-laying-ceremony-in-honour-of-heroic-bomber-crew-who-crashed-in-sheffield-park-1-9034805
http://aircrashsites.co.uk/air-crash-sites-5/usaaf-b-17-42-31322-mi-amigo-endcliffe-park-sheffield-2/
Joe Baugher USAAF Serials


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Feb-2018 11:38 gerard57 Added
24-Feb-2019 17:26 angels one five Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2019 17:36 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
18-Jul-2019 06:41 Nepa Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]
11-Jan-2021 11:12 Anon. Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]

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