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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226373
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:03-OCT-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CNBR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Martin B-57C Canberra
Owner/operator:Martin Aircraft Co.
Registration: 53-3847
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Yuma Air Base, AZ -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Demo/Airshow/Display
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Plunged into a reservoir during low-level demonstration when on jet engine failed. Test pilot John Birt (28).

Sources:

Youngstown Vindicator 3 October 1955, p6


Revision history:

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