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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230091
Last updated: 4 April 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17D Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:11th BSqn /5th BGp USAAF
Registration: 40-3089
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean -   Pacific Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Hickam Airfield, Hawaii
Destination airport:Canton Airfield, Gilbert islands
Accidently lost at sea.
One Crewman Sgt Alexander Kaczmarczyk did not survive.
One surivior was World War I ace Captain eddy Rickenbacker

Wikipedia Edward Rickenbacker

Revision history:

21-Oct-2019 05:30 Noman Added
21-Oct-2019 05:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Country, Phase, Nature]
21-Oct-2019 14:28 Nomann Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
20-Dec-2019 09:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Apr-2020 10:12 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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