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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 98396
Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:23-MAY-1944
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: 42-6211
MSN: 3345
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:USAAF Base B-6, Piaradoba -   India
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:USAAF Base B-6, Piaradoba, India
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Boeing B-29-1-BW 42-6211: Delivered to USAAF 26 October 1943. Assigned to 462nd Bomb Group, Walker AAF, Kansas. Departed Walker AAF, Kansas for CBI (China-India-Burma Theater of Operations) 16 April 1944, arriving Piardoba, India 13 May 1944. Assigned to 771st Bomb Squadron, 462nd Bomb Group, Piardoba,

Written of (destroyed) when crashed on takeoff at Piaradoba, India 23 May, 1944. 4 crew members killed.

Sources:

1. http://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/db.asp
2. http://www.462ndbombgroup.org/Portals/0/Documents/462nd-Plane-list-master.pdf
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1942_1.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2017 19:34 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Mar-2020 10:58 DG333 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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