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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70580
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:23-JUN-1950
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:28th BSqn /19th BGp USAF (28th BSqn /19th BGp United States Air Force)
Registration: 44-84014
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean, 140 miles SSE of Anderson AFB, Guam -   Guam
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Kadena AB, Okinawa, Japan
Destination airport:Andersen AFB, Guam (UAN/PGUA)
Narrative:
44-84014: Bell-Atlanta B-29-55-BA Superfortress. Built under licence by Bell Aircraft Company, Marietta, Atlanta, Georgia. Delivered to the USAAF 30 June 1945. Assigned to 498th Bomb Group. Assigned to 28th Bomb Squadron, 19th Bomb Group,

Written off June 23, 1950 when ditched into the Pacific Ocean, 140 miles South-South-East off Andersen AB, Guam. Three of the eleven crew killed.

Sources:

1. El Litoral 24 June 1950, p 1
2. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/1950s/1950Jun.htm
3. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1944_6.htm]l
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1950/archives/crash-of-a-boeing-b-29-55-ba-superfortress-into-the-pacific-ocean-3-killed/]
5. http://www.koreanwar-educator.org/topics/airplane_crashes/airplane_accidents.pdf
6. http://ww35.usafunithistory.com/PDF/20-29/28%20BOMB%20SQ.pdf


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Dec-2009 12:08 harro Added
17-Jan-2015 19:28 TB Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Source]
13-Jun-2017 01:37 Dr. John Smith Updated [Location, Country, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
21-Jun-2017 19:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Operator, Location, Destination airport, Source]
15-Apr-2020 15:23 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]

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