Accident North American B-25A Mitchell 40-2199,
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Date:Thursday 1 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic B25 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
North American B-25A Mitchell
Owner/operator:20th BSqn /2nd BGp USAAF
Registration: 40-2199
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:New Hyde Park, LI, NY -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:AAF Mitchel Field NY
Destination airport:
Stalled and spun in just after take off, crashing into sand pit surrounded by housing. Pilot awarded posthumous Distinguished Service Medal for avoiding hitting houses during crash.
2/LT Charles W. Van Eeuwen (Pilot)
2/LT James J. Orr (Co-Pilot)
AVCDT Earl W. Ray (Navigator)
PFC Edwin A, Onufrowicz (Flight Engineer)
PFC Joseph W. Gallic (Radio Operator)

USAAF crash

Revision history:

23-Aug-2011 02:58 Anon. Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Departure airport, Narrative]
13-Jan-2012 14:22 wkruysman Updated [Time, Narrative]
21-Jan-2012 14:05 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase]
25-Jan-2021 21:53 Anon. Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
25-Jan-2021 21:54 Anon. Updated [Source, Operator]

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