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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51260
Last updated: 23 June 2020
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Date:11-NOV-1943
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic P47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Republic P-47D-5-RE Thunderbolt
Owner/operator:356th FGp /360th FSqn USAAF
Registration: 42-8668
C/n / msn: PI-
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:corner Harnsesteeg - Krommesteeg, Bennekom, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RAF Martlesham Heath, Suffolk
Destination airport:
Narrative:
'Stewpot' crashed due to aerial combat with 3 Luftwaffe fighters.
The aircraft was on an escort flight operation for USAAF bombers raiding Münster and Wesel, Germany.

Pilot: 2nd Lt. D.A. Martin O-795998 USAAF buried USA

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3077&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/mission/1523
https://www.75jaarvrijheid.nl/2359759-bennekomse-scholieren-planten-viooltjes-voor-amerikaanse-jachtvlieger


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
08-Nov-2018 07:57 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Nov-2018 08:05 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Nov-2018 15:23 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
09-Feb-2019 12:55 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
09-Feb-2019 13:01 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
28-Mar-2020 20:20 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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