ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 141535
Last updated: 22 May 2013
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Narrative:42-39557 was a P-61B that had been modified with a cut-down fuselage and a bubble canopy.
Northrop XP-61E Black Widow
|Operator:||United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)|
|C/n / msn:|| 1076|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Hawthorne Airport CA -
United States of America
|Phase:|| Take off|
|Departure airport:||Hawthorne Airport|
On a take off from Hawthorne Airport the pilot retracted the undercarriage prematurely and the plane settled on the runway on its belly, smashing the propeller blades and skidding into an obstacle on the side of the runway.
Pilot Willard J. Webb survived.
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