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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 110070
Last updated: 25 November 2021
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Date:01-FEB-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American A-36A Apache
Owner/operator:309th BSqn /86th BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-83683
MSN: 97-15901
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Biloxi, MS, 3 miles north near Keesler Field (KBIX) -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Key Field, Meridian, MS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed. Collided with terrain 3 miles north of Biloxi.
Pilot Alfred G. Edens killed.
R.I.P.

* The A-36A when in US service was officially known as the Apache, and it is incorrect to refer to this aircraft as a Mustang . The Mustang was a P-51.

Sources:

http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
JF Baugher


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2011 02:59 Uli Elch Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
12-Mar-2015 06:37 angels one five Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Nature, Narrative]
12-Mar-2015 06:52 angels one five Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport]
02-Jun-2015 14:33 Shout Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Nature]
26-Mar-2020 20:12 DG333 Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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