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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98387
Last updated: 30 November 2021
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Date:16-NOV-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:771st BSqn /462nd BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-6227
MSN: 3361
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:12 miles SE of Walker AAF, Victoria, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Walker AAF, Kansas
Destination airport:
Narrative:
B-29 42-6227: Delivered to USAAF 26 October 1943. Assigned to 771st Bomb Squadron, 462nd Bomb Group, Walker AAF, Kansas

Written off (damaged beyond repair) due to a forced landing on 16 November 1943, 12 miles SE of Walker AAF, Kansas due to structural failure. Five crew members killed.

Repaired but grounded. Became a Ground Instructional Airframe at Walker AAF, Kansas on 17 November 1943. Struck off charge June 29, 1944 and scrapped.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jun-2017 21:42 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Mar-2020 19:42 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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