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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 152569
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51 Mustang
Owner/operator:95th (F) Sqn USAF (95th (F) Squadron United States Air Force)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:New Boston Bombing Range -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Grenier Field in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Destination airport:
On Jan. 14, 1949, the plane was on a training dive-bomb mission, when the left flipper door of his P-51 Mustang came open and was ripped off, closely followed by the entire wing. The pilot was killed on impact as the plane crashed into a hillside just south of the target.


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Revision history:

16-Jan-2013 13:18 gerard57 Added
15-Jun-2013 06:57 Nepa Updated [Operator]

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