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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98388
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:02-FEB-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B29 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Owner/operator:768th BSqn /462nd BGp USAAF
Registration: 42-6244
MSN: 3378
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Walker AAF, Victoria, Kansas -   United States of America
Phase: Taxi
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Walker AAF, Kansas
Destination airport:
Narrative:
B-29-1-BW 42-6244: Delivered to the USAAF 4 November 1943. Assigned to 768th Bomb Squadron, 462nd Bomb Group, Walker AAF, Kansas

Damaged 2 February 1944 due to a undercarriage malfunction and fire during taxying at Walker AAF, Kansas. Withdrawn from service and stored as a source of parts. Reclamation (scrapping) completed at Amarillo AAF on April 9, 1946.

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 22:06 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 08:33 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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