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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 236607
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:07-FEB-1956
Time:12:20 hr.
Type:Silhouette image of generic b47 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-47E Stratojet
Owner/operator:2nd BWg USAF (2nd Bomb Wingg United States Air Force)
Registration: 53-2304
MSN: 4501117
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hunter AFB (KSVN), Savannah, Georgia. -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Hunter AFB (KSVN) Savannah, Georgia
Destination airport:Hunter AFB (KSVN) Georgia
Narrative:
While on a routine training mission, carrying out touch-and -go landings at Hunter AFB, the aircraft crashed and burst into flames. The two aircrew, Pilot, Capt. D.P. Marcho, with minor injuries and Maj. Tom W. Greenwood, with serious injuries, were pulled from the burning aircraft by the Hunter Air Base firemen.

Sources:

www.forgottenjets.warbirdsresourcegroup.org
B.47.com, https://www.joebaugher.com Newspapers.com
The Atlanta Constitution, GA - 8th February 1956


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2020 06:24 Peter Clarke Added
06-Jul-2020 16:38 Digger Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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