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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 97396
Last updated: 13 June 2020
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Date:03-OCT-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 41-24451
C/n / msn: 3136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Oura Hill, Beaghs Mtn, Northern Ireland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USA
Destination airport:Prestwick, Scotland
Narrative:
Flew into Slieveanorro Mountain, Northern Ireland. 8 crew killed.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
- JF Baugher
http://www.culturenorthernireland.org/features/heritage/wartime-air-crashes


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Oct-2012 04:27 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
04-Sep-2015 16:22 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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